Macro Friday: Broccoli

Broccoli has always been my favorite vegetable so I’m not sure why but this year has been our first attempt at growing it in our own backyard garden. I have been so excited by the outcome. What a neat vegetable. My whole life while eating it I’ve never once thought about what a broccoli plant would look like growing. How it would just randomly start appearing from a crevice in the plant. I’ve never taken the time to think that each little ball on the end of the “tree” part was actually a very tiny little flower bud just waiting to bloom. This vegetable is not only delicious to eat but absolutely fascinating to watch grow.

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22 responses to “Macro Friday: Broccoli

  1. How clever! I love it.

  2. Who knew broccoli could be beautiful. Love your shot.
    Hope you have a great Friday.

  3. That’s my favorite veggie, too! It tastes so much better out of your own garden, also. Your post makes me wish we had planted our fall garden:(

  4. So beautiful and so good for you.

  5. This year was our first attempt at growing broccoli as well. Unfortunately, our outcome was not as beautiful looking as yours… 🙂

  6. I don’t think I’ve ever seen broccoli in it’s early stages. Very beautiful!

  7. I love what you have done here, what a great subject for macro and I love how it has a slight purple tinge to it, a wonderful shot.

  8. wow, beautiful! I’ve never looked at broccoli so close–wonderful.

  9. I want a bite.

  10. This looks really beautiful!

  11. Yum! I’m a fan! cool macro of it!

  12. VERY COOL! Broccoli… not my fave, but really a pretty vegetable!

  13. This is one beautiful broccoli plant! I, too, love broccoli. You’ve made a much-maligned veggie into a very good-looking item! 😉

  14. What an awesome photo. Wonderful detail.

  15. I love this shot! You’ve got me thinking about broccoli, which I eat a lot, in a new way. I’ve never really LOOKED at it and thought of all those little buds turning into flowers.

  16. I love broccoli too! Your photo is beautiful with perfect color and light. I grew broccoli many years ago and I was amazed at it too!

  17. Great macro! Broccoli is one my favorites too! You little boy is precious and I hope he is feeling better!

  18. Oooo!! It’s so pretty!

  19. Beautiful! Love the soft texture to it.

  20. …not to mention how it is a “super” food, too –health-wise! 🙂

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