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29/01/2013 at 17:16

i grew some brussel sprouts this year but they were not good they were not tight shut . but open more like greens! any tips 

29/01/2013 at 17:20

Perceived wisdom on blown sprouts is not planted firmly enough and rocking in the ground-does that sound possible?

That is the usual cause

Recent discussion-same topic

Hope that helps

04/02/2013 at 00:13

Hi J.J.,

Yep, as mentioned, when it comes to Brussels it's all about a firm pair of boots is key - See here Brussels Sprouts



24/03/2013 at 21:49

I agree with the of the presenters of Gardeners World said many years ago ( probably Geoffrey Smith)...plant them in concrete!!

24/03/2013 at 22:56

The thing I do before I plant them is the stamp the ground down hard with my feet. And repeat a few times.


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