Kitchen Garden Audio Edition

May 2018 (FREE)

May 2018 (FREE)
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Duration:1:16:19   Year:2018
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Kitchen Garden Magazine Audio Edition: May 2018

Read by Rachel Atkins

YOU & YOUR PLOT

ON THE VEG PATCH

What to sow now: plant sweetcorn, globe artichokes and a herb pot. Take care of apples, rhubarb and raspberries

IN THE GREENHOUSE

Plant tomatoes, aubergines and cucumbers, net strawberries, harvest bucket spuds

WHAT’S NEW?

The latest news, comment and advice from the world of kitchen gardening

YOUR LETTERS AND TIPS

Learn what other KG readers have been up to and pick up some great first-hand advice

KG PROBLEM SOLVER

This month our experts solve your problems on stored seeds, manuring plots and runner beans

PASSIONATE PLOTTER 2017

We visit Norman and Valerie Spooner, who won the container category in last year’s contest

DIARY DATES

See what’s on in your neck of the woods and make a note to book yourself on to a course or visit a great event

LAST WORD

Sally Cunningham comments on the not so good goji berry

GET GROWING

ON THE PLOT WITH THE THREE MUDKETEERS

This month the intrepid trio get down and dirty with their compost

WATCH US ON YOUTUBE

What seasonal KG videos are available to help you grow better veg?

GROWING ONLINE

Our pick of gardening social media

ALLOTMENT ON THE HILL

Jane Chitty describes the transformation of her overgrown allotment in Somerset

VEG AT A GLANCE

This month we look at salsify and scorzonera

MAKE YOUR RUNNERS STUNNERS

Veg expert Rob Smith gives tips on growing and recommends some top varieties

AMAZING ARONIAS

BEST BLUEBERRIES

Hyped up? Yes, but don’t let that put you off. Fruit expert David Patch shows you how to get the most out of this acid-loving plant.

TOMATO VARIETIES –

DO WE NEED SO MANY?

Simon Crawford argues the case for new types of toms

PLOTTING WITH

SHADY CHARACTERS

Ben Vanheems looks at crops that are happy on the dark side. May the fork be with you…

VEG AT A GLANCE – SPINACH

Tony Flanagan explains how to grow this leafy crop all year round

GROWING SMALL, EATING BIG

Steve Ott tests some ways to grow microgreens

FLOWERS FROM YOUR PATCH

This month we look at marigolds and how useful they are for growing among veggies

SMALL SPACE SOLUTIONS

Ways to increase harvests from a small area

MAKING A HANGING BASKET

Joyce Russell makes a simple rustic basket to plant up with veg

LAST WORD

Sally Cunningham looks at this not so well known hardy shrub which produces edible fruit

PLUGGING THE GAP

Buying in young plants is a great alternative to sowing your own, as Steve Ott explains

FERMENTATION

Wendy Pillar explains preserving vegetables by lactofermentation

BEST BLUEBERRIES

Hyped up? Yes, but don’t let that put you off. Fruit expert David Patch shows you how to get the most out of this acid-loving plant.

TOMATO VARIETIES –

DO WE NEED SO MANY?

Simon Crawford argues the case for new types of toms

PLOTTING WITH SHADY CHARACTERS

Ben Vanheems looks at crops that are happy on the dark side. May the fork be with you…

VEG AT A GLANCE – SPINACH

Tony Flanagan explains how to grow this leafy crop all year round

GROWING SMALL, EATING BIG

Steve Ott tests some ways to grow microgreens

FLOWERS FROM YOUR PATCH

This month we look at marigolds and how useful they are for growing among veggies

SMALL SPACE SOLUTIONS

Ways to increase harvests from a small area

MAKING A HANGING BASKET

Joyce Russell makes a simple rustic basket to plant up with veg

WHAT TO BUY

INSTANT SAVERS

This month make some great savings on Pippa Greenwood’s range, bird food from Wiggly Wigglers, Aztec Gold fertiliser and Agriframes products

GARDEN STORE

Another pot-pourri of great garden-related products and services

TRIED AND TESTED – NETTING

This month we test crop protection materials

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