It is perfectly normal for the plant to produce flowers, and under certain conditions, it just does. Some varieties are more prone to producing flowers; this is often the older, heirloom varieties. If the plant is stressed for some reason, either a too warm or a too cold start to the year, or experiences pest damage, it is also more prone to producing flowers.
Many think that seeds are something you only sow in the spring. And for most of the annual vegetables, this is also the right time to sow. However, when you start working with perennial plants in a cold climate, the question of stratification will soon arise.
When you first start out gardening, you often don’t realize how easy it is to collect your own seeds. However, when you first get hooked on saving your own seeds, it is as if a whole new world opens up to you.
One of the simplest plants to grow are the herbs. You can easily grow these both in pots on your balcony and in your garden outdoors. Herbs seems to thrive without much care at all. They don’t need a lot of water, and they prefer soil that’s rather poor. And – the more you harvest the more they grow!