When it does eventually run to seed
, the flowering shoots are also edible.
Parsley will come up again in the second year but it won't do as well and tends to run to seed
Water regularly and give a liquid feed every few weeks, removing yellowing leaves and replacing plants when they run to seed
And if you can let some plants run to seed
it will attract aphid-munching hoverflies.
Take them out when they start to run to seed
in early spring, when it's time to plant spring bedding.
Q I have tried growing Chinese leaves, but before they form a solid head they run to seed
Expert tip: Add them to flower beds and let them run to seed
Unless regularly dead-headed and watered, annuals will run to seed
even more quickly than they naturally do.
Its only problem is that it tends to run to seed
Annuals such as parsley need harvesting before they run to seed
The flat yellow flowerheads look pretty but if you let fennel run to seed
, expect a mass of self-sown seedlings next year.
HOE out groundsel and chickweed seedlings as soon as they emerge in borders - if left to run to seed
, you'll be dealing with the problem for the whole year.
These don't mature like other brassicas and then run to seed
or burst but can stand through the winter.
Parsley is a biennial which will run to seed
in its second year.