Tip of the week: Time to plant cabbage, Brussels sprouts and broccoli

For a fall crop of cabbages, Brussels sprouts and broccoli, start seeds indoors in July and set out transplants in late August. These brassicas perform well in the cooling temperatures of autumn, and Brussels are at their best in December.

Adrian Higgins

Adrian Higgins has been writing about the intersection of gardening and life for more than 25 years, and joined the Post in 1994. He is the author of several books, including the "Washington Post Garden Book" and "Chanticleer, a Pleasure Garden."
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