My sweet gardeners, please help.
Problem #1 – Radicchio
This is what I planted:
See the nice red leaves? The thick white veins?
This is what mine looks like:
Where are the nice red leaves? Where are the thick white veins?
There is a hint of possible reddening:
Can I really expect the entire plant to change color so drastically so as to resemble the seed packet by harvest time? That seems unbelievable!
Problem #2 – Floppy quinoa
Believe it or not, “floppy quinoa” doesn’t garner very helpful advice on a google search. Thus, I turn to you. My quinoa is beautiful. It looks like the seeds are finally starting to form:
It’s also starting to flop over:
It’s especially severe in the center of the bed. It looks like a giant took a step in the middle of the bed. I’ve got no problem staking — it’s just that I wasn’t expecting to have to do so, and want to make sure that everything is copacetic with my quinoa. Thoughts?