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Post  scoobe on 3/28/2010, 11:32 am

Hey all,
I just harvested two of the three heads of cabbage in my garden. I cut the head from the main stalk. Do I need to remove the plant from the garden now? I ask only because I don't know. This is my very first garden ever. Thanks.
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Post  Lavender Debs on 3/28/2010, 12:06 pm

You sure can, it will give you more space for spring plantings but you can often get mini cabbage heads if the crown is intact.

Deborah ....Congratulations!

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Post  scoobe on 3/28/2010, 12:31 pm

Thanks Deborah. I think I will see if I can get some minis out of them. It is going to be several weeks anyway for new seedlings that I am starting.
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Post  chocolatepop on 3/28/2010, 3:04 pm

Ditto Deb, sometimes you'll get mini heads that look like brussels! great "experiment"
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Post  Lavender Debs on 3/28/2010, 3:08 pm

Ping pong balls instead of softballs?
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Post  chocolatepop on 3/28/2010, 3:18 pm

Yeah, mine from last year were about 1.5 x as big as a brussel.
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