Gardening Jargon – Bolting
August 4, 2015 | Gardening Jargon | No Comments|
When vegetable crops prematurely run to seed is called Bolting. It makes crops unusable for consumption.
Following are cause for bolting
– A cold spell
– Changes in day length
– Dry soil
Bolting is common in lettuce, spinach, red onions , leeks, carrot, beetroot and fennel