In a homesteading class I took, I was told to chop first foot of the plant off when it starts to flower to keep the energy in root production. But I thought the flowers would be important to the whole permaculture thing.
What say you?
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posted 5 years ago
Chop some, don't chop some, see what works! Experiment!
"To oppose something is to maintain it" -- Ursula LeGuin