Last year my broccoli set blooms instead of heading. This year it is exhibiting the same tendencies. Any advice?
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This is called bolting. Unfortunately, once broccoli bolts, it quickly becomes inedible. To keep plants that are prone to bolting, they need to keep their soil cool. Mulch helps. This article will help you with planting it in the future: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/broccoli/bolting-broccoli-growing-broccoli-in-hot-weather.htm