How to Manage Pests

Pests in Gardens and Landscapes


Bolting occurs when the plant begins to grow tall and sends up flower stalks.


Bolting is caused by long daylight periods from late spring to early fall. Plant spinach in fall or early spring. Choose varieties carefully.

Bolting of spinach plant
Bolting of spinach plant

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