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Spring Cabbage

Spring Cabbage

Spring cabbages are smaller than summer varieties. It is classed as a heavy feeding plant so add plenty of garden compost. This is a delicious vegetable that is tender and can be one of the first crops to enjoy in the Spring.
  • How to Grow Cabbage

    • Add some lime to the soil as Brassica`s prefer an alkaline soil
    • Ensure the soil after diggging over is firmed in. You can walk up and down the soil to compact it down
    • Keep soil moist but not to wet
    • Cover crops to prevent pests such as Cabbage White Butterfly (a builders debris netting is often used)
    • a high nitrogen feed (chicken manire pellets) when planting and again early september will increase crop size
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