I am a relatively new gardener and, among other things, have planted Parsely in a plastic pot on my rooftop deck in New York City. A few weeks ago I noticed the regular parsley leaves were doing very weel, but that the plants had started sprouting long, thick(er) stems with flowers on top. I was not sure if the leaves on these thck stems would produce good parsley or not. I actually removed the stems thinking the flowering parsley would be no good. However, the plants continue to grow these stems and now it seemsas if the original leafy parsley has ceased growing.
Will the parsely resume growing? Should I allow the long stems to continue to grow and reap the leaves that come from them? Should I just buy new plants?
Thanks for the help,