New accessibility features added in the latest Kitchen Garden app update

Users of the Kitchen Garden app on mobile can expect to find plenty of brand new accessibility features to greatly improve navigation and readability. The app has been redesigned for IOS and Android to optimise the user experience, allowing readers to catch up on gardening news and features with ease. These improvements include: Altering text sizeA text to speech functionNight…

Major Milestone for Kitchen Garden Podcast as it surpasses 250,000 downloads!

The Kitchen Garden Podcast, home to a bi-monthly discussion of fantastic tips, how-to’s and news on all things gardening, has reached an amazing new milestone of a quarter of a million downloads! With a whopping 250,000 downloads now under its belt, the Kitchen Garden Podcast won’t take much recommending to those looking for something new to get stuck into. Whether…

Growing Online

We dig deep into the World Wide Web to harvest some great websites, tips and gardening chitchat. Sowing Mangetout (KG YouTube Channel) Emma is sowing ‘Sweet Horizon’ mangetout, ideal for steaming or stir-fries. Seeds can be sown March-July and pods harvested June-September, depending on when you sowed them. One method is to sow in cell trays initially, one seed per…

Plums on Parade

David Patch is talking plums and explains why compromise and patience are both important in choosing which variety to grow. Gardening can mean many things to different people, from the aesthetic of creating a beautiful herbaceous border to the sheer visceral pleasure of burrowing in the soil to unearth your first new potatoes of the season. For me, gardening has…

It’s crunch time

Celery is an integral part of any salad, and cool, crisp sticks freshly picked from the garden are a delight. KG editor Steve Ott offers his advice for growing tasty heads. This underrated veg is so versatile that it really is a must-have for any plot. The crunchy texture of fresh sticks offers a great contrast to the soft leaves…