The annual crop of falling leaves presents a great opportunity for bags of free soil conditioner this month and even if you don’t have your own trees, there may be opportunities to collect them from friends and family, writes KG editor Steve Ott.
Barricade – and marmalade! With thefts and vandalism on allotments increasing, it seems, Sally Cunningham considers a natural prickly barrier which also produces lovely flowers and fruit for making marmalade. Step forward, Citrus (formerly Poncirus) trifoliata, the Japanese bitter orange, a relatively hardy shrub from China and Japan – pretty, practical and perfect on the plate.
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Fed up with trekking to the chemist for endless (and expensive!) cough and cold remedies? Stephanie Hafferty takes a look at some home-made treatments to aid symptoms of the common cold.
Read all of these articles and much more in the November issue of Kitchen Garden, out now!
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