Brussel sprouts

I have not had any success growing brussel sprouts. Yet. This year I am hoping to harvest a few.

So, this is what they look like at the moment. Loose sprouts on the stems. Will they 'hearten' up? I sure hope so. And how long does that take? When, oh when, can we harvest a delicious, home-grown brussel sprout?
Have you been successful with brussel sprouts? What's your trick? Advice?


HAZEL said...

Yuck! My advice is, 'Don't bother'!

Malay-Kadazan girl said...

Mmmm...waiting for your success. We were not sure whether it will fare well here at the plain or not. Good Luck.

Veggie Gnome said...

Hazel, I bet you that you'd love caramelized brussel sprouts. Fry them in some butter/oil, with some garlic, until golden brown. (Add some crispy bacon, if you like that.) They are incredibly flavoursome that way. I have converted brusselsprout haters with that dish!

M-K Girl - I hope yours do well! Good luck! :)

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