Pennard Plants and Roots and Shoots celebrate Kipling's 150th anniversary

Pennard Plants and Roots and Shoots celebrate Kipling’s 150th anniversary

“This should really be the goodwill garden,” says Roots and Shoots Director Linda Philips of the Rudyard Kipling inspired garden the London charity is creating in the Grand Pavilion at Chelsea Flower Show with Pennard Plants. #Chelsea #Garden #Horticulture “It’s built on many thousands of pounds of goodwill and generosity and very little money, £5,740 to be exact. Not your…
Tried and tasted chard

Tried and tasted chard

Top allotment gardener, writer and broadcaster JoeMaiden puts six popular varieties of chard or perpetualspinach to the test on his plot. Sorry, this content is no longer available on our new website You can view more great Kitchen Garden Magazine content by browsing the menu above.…
Crunch Baked Cauliflower

Crunch Baked Cauliflower

This recipe combines cauliflower, cheese and breadcrumbs to produce a crisp, juicy and mouthwatering dish, which serves 2 to 4 people. Ingredients… 450g (15oz) cauliflower florets Salt and pepper to taste 2 tablespoons of grated Parmesan cheese 4 tablespoons of other cheese (such as Cheddar, or a cheese of your choice) 5 tablespoons of dry breadcrumbs 2 teaspoons unsalted butter,…
Top tips for better beetroot!

Top tips for better beetroot!

Want better beetroot in 2016? Read on for our top tips… Sow small numbers regularly to avoid gluts. Roots take roughly 90 days to mature from sowing. Choose a sunny, sheltered site for your crop. In a crop rotation, beetroot are usually grouped with other roots such as carrots and also onions. If using older varieties you will find that…
Veg plot in a bag

Veg plot in a bag

There is one product that has opened up the world of cultivating veg like no other and that’s the growing bag. One of the best inventions ever for gardeners has to be the growing bag and whatever size of plot you have the growing bag has a place. They are most often used in greenhouses to grow tomatoes and cucumbers,…
Are you up to the Churchill Cup challenge?

Are you up to the Churchill Cup challenge?

Visitors to this year’s Blenheim Palace Flower Show are being invited to enter the ‘Churchill Cup’ hanging basket competition, when it returns to the Oxfordshire stately home this #summer Visitors to this year’s Blenheim Palace Flower Show are being invited to enter the ‘Churchill Cup’ hanging basket competition, when it returns to the Oxfordshire stately home this summer. Are you…