More stories

  • in

    Brussels Sprouts Growing Quick Tips

    Brussels sprouts close up

    Quick tips to get Brussels sprouts growing in your garden. Sowing: Sow Brussels sprouts seeds from spring to early summer in cold-winter regions; in warm-winter regions, sow from fall to spring. Start seed indoors 8 weeks before transplanting seedlings to the garden. Sow seeds in a warm, well-lighted location—in a bright window or under grow […] More

  • in

    Planting Brussels Sprouts

    Brussels sprouts stem

    Plant Brussels sprouts so that they come to harvest in cool weather. Planting Calendar. Brussels sprouts are best grown in cool weather, usually in early spring or autumn. Sprouts require from 80 to 110 days with daylight temperatures below 80ºF (27ºC) and nighttime temperatures even lower. Brussels sprouts are frost hardy and will tolerate temperatures […] More

  • in

    Spring Brussels Sprouts

    Brussels sprouts on plate1

    Brussels sprouts are a biennial grown as a cool-season annual. They survive winter snows to push their final harvest of miniature cabbage-like sprouts in spring. Brussels sprouts have a nutty, cabbage-like flavor that makes a delicious hot side dish dressed with butter or meat-roasting juices. Lightly steamed Brussels sprouts are perfect with a lemon-butter sauce, […] More

  • in ,

    How to Cook and Serve Brussels Sprouts

    Halved Brussels sprouts steamed

    Brussels sprouts have a nutty, cabbage-like flavor that makes a delicious hot side dish dressed with butter or meat-roasting juices. Lightly steamed Brussels sprouts are perfect with a lemon-butter sauce, or you can simmer them with chopped celery until tender and then fold them into a cheese sauce. Cooked and cooled Brussels sprouts can be […] More