What else have we got in store as we count down to the festive season? If you’re a bit handy with wood, a drill and a saw, you could make a potting bench – a really useful piece of equipment for any gardener. Joyce Russell makes one that can be hung on a wall when not in use.
Or if you like to take things a little bit easier, find out from Ben Vanheems about his latest foray on to the plot. At the end of the season we’re advised to ‘dig over ground’ but proponents of no-dig gardening reckon it’s time to dump the spade and opt for a less invasive approach.
There are some delicious recipes to try from the kitchen of Anna Cairns Pettigrew. Inside the December issue you’ll discover some Christmas kitchen crackers! Make the season go with a bang with festive fare for all the family as Anna includes carrot, red cabbage and mushroom in these delectable Yuletide dishes.
If you have some space in your garden, a greenhouse can make your plot more productive or simply be a quiet place to commune with your plants. KG editor Steve Ott has some tips for those thinking of buying a greenhouse this Christmas.
And don’t forget to check out the Kitchen Garden YouTube channel for updates on what’s happening on our Three Mudketeers’ own plots. It’s free to subscribe, and you’ll get to find out all the latest news from Steve, Emma and Tony!
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