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Guess it is time for me to post a new photo. Guess everyone recognizes this super veggie. This is a nice plant to grow in the winter season where I live. One of the great things about the broccoli plant is that once the center head is harvested (this one is not yet as big as I like for first cutting), new smaller heads grow out of the remaining stalk just above each leaf.
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Dec 27 2012 02:43 GMT potterjo
Nice, thought I was going to get one but it just got too cold before it headed out.
Dec 27 2012 03:18 GMT fhelsing PRO
... and it's a beautiful plant!
Dec 27 2012 09:49 GMT bandsix
It really is a beautiful plant......so, not just good to eat, and good for the body, but a treat for the eyes too!! (that shade of grey/green is delightful:)))
Dec 27 2012 10:05 GMT skyball
A gatronomic delight:-)) nice one!!!!......
Dec 27 2012 12:19 GMT wijnie58
Lovely picture of your plant..!!
Dec 27 2012 12:23 GMT hans55 PRO
a nice veggie for pictures !!
Dec 27 2012 15:12 GMT hallo
Nice capture especially in original as one can see the Cristal clear droplets and some needle leaves..
Dec 27 2012 18:18 GMT senna3
At first I thought it was a Hydrangea flower.
Dec 28 2012 00:03 GMT annieann PRO
wonderful work
Dec 28 2012 05:02 GMT larrybenedict
Barbara, I had my camera's white balance set to fluorescent light which made the brown stuff look red. The grey-green of the broccoli seems about right. New camera...new menus to learn!
Dec 28 2012 05:09 GMT larrybenedict
Thank you Samir. Broccoli is really much sweeter when picked fresh than market varieties. I was testing my newest camera and I think I am satisfied with it's macro capabilities although I purchased it for the zoom. Color balance was a little off in this shot, but that was my fault for having the white balance set wrongly.
Dec 28 2012 05:09 GMT larrybenedict
Thanks Fleur, I agree; it is a nice plant.
Dec 28 2012 05:12 GMT larrybenedict
Thanks Geoff. A delight for sure. I graze on it daily, eating it before it makes it to my kitchen.
Dec 28 2012 05:12 GMT larrybenedict
Thank you Wijnie.
Dec 28 2012 05:14 GMT larrybenedict
Not a lot of color Hans like a flower would be, but I agree with you in that it is interesting for a photograph.
Dec 28 2012 05:16 GMT larrybenedict
Peter, I know what you mean. The flower heads on Hydrangea are pretty tight like this.
Dec 28 2012 19:59 GMT junne PRO
one of the healthiest vegetables, and adds color to a dish

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