Q: Should I remove the flower bud from my rhubarb? A: Yes, cut out the flower stalks as they appear. We want the energy to go to the stalks, not into making seed. However, flowering will not cause injury to the plant and you don’t HAVE to remove the flowers. Several things can cause rhubarb to […]
We usually don’t associate the colors of Christmas with spring but two of my favorite spring delights are the red stalks of rhubarb and the green spears of asparagus. D&B has starts of both plants that can be planted right now. These plants are very long lived and it’s worth the time to prepare a good planting site so they’ll give you years of healthy production. Plant them at the edge of the garden where the roots won’t be disturbed by rototilling or digging.
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