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How to Grow Cauliflower at Home


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How to Grow Cauliflower at Home

  • The seed are small balls, blackish grey, and they germinate quickly when planted in a seedbed or tray.
  • The soil will need a lot of compost. Cabbage is a heavy feeder.
  • Transplant the seedlings when they are about 8 - 10 cm tall.
  • It is recommended to feed liquid manure to the seedlings, when they are transplanted into the soil, as they require a lot of nutrients to grow strong and well.
  • Cauliflower will grow well when planted together with any other Brassica species.
  • Strong smelling herbs help to keep damage-causing insects away like.
  • Make a natural pest repellent to help keep the aphids away.
  • Cauliflower prefers cooler temperatures to grow well.


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Companion Planting with Cauliflower

    Companions (do well together)
  • Cauliflower loves the company of Potato, Beetroot, Onions, Dill, Chamomile, Peppermint, Sage, Rosemary, Marigold and Nasturtium.
  • Most of these companions are insect repellent plants, being strongly scented herbs.
  • Cauliflower loves to be around strong herbs to protect them from insect predators.
  • They flourish with Basil, Celery, Thyme, Hyssop and Sage.

  • Antagonists (don't do well together)
  • Peas, Strawberry and Tomato should be planted away from Cauliflower.

Tips on Harvesting & Eating Cauliflower

  • When the plants are full grown, pick them as soon as possible, otherwise they tend to lose flavour and go to seed.
  • Fresh cauliflower can be used in salads, stews, casseroles or as a healthy crunchy snack on its own.
  • It can be used as a substitute from regular carrots as a healthy crunchy snack.

Recipe to Cook Organic Cauliflower


CauliBrocli with a quick Cheese Sauce.
  • 1 Cauliflower
  • Equal amount of Broccoli
  • Break them into bite size pieces
  • Steam them together
           Quick Cheese Sauce
  • 2-3 Tbls Butter, Margarine or Oil
  • 2-3 Tbls Flour
  • 2-3 cups of milk
  • cup of grated cheese
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 2 sprigs of Fresh Thyme and Rosemary, shredded
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped

  • Melt the butter; add the flour and milk, using a whisk to continuously beat everything together at a high heat.
  • Keep beating till the sauce has thickened.
  • Add the cheese, seasoning, herbs and garlic.
  • Pour over the cauliflower and broccoli and serve with a sprig of parsley on top.


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