It’s late August and Steve, Emma and Tony have gathered to discuss the fruits of their labour. Literal fruit in Steve’s case as he’s brought along his recent crop of apples and pears. They also reveal the winner of the Runner Bean Competition!
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Shop-bought apples are great, but if you have never grown your own, your choice will have been restricted to a handful of varieties chosen partly for taste, but also for their travelling and storage qualities. Yet there are so many more to choose from, all with their own unique flavours and textures.
Apples are easy to grow and undemanding and…
The Kitchen Garden Magazine Podcast – packed full of hints, tips and advice from the team.
If you’re looking for an apple that is easy to grow, produces an abundance of spring flowers and plenty of fruit for the kitchen, look no further than the unassuming crab apple. (Written by David Patch, read by Rachel Atkins).…
Seasonally out of sync – and two and a half years late –
but first Smooth Cayenne pineapple, (in two years), fruits at Heligan
The Productive Garden Team at The Lost Gardens of Heligan enjoyed a very rare opportunity this week as they harvested one of their famous, traditionally grown, pineapples from the Pineapple Pit.
The 15 strong gardening team…
A lovely seasonal jam that will brighten up your breakfast table as the months get colder.
Makes 4-5 x 500ml jars
Preparation time: 30 minutes | Cooking time: 1 hour
• 1kg/2lb Bramley apples, peeled, cored and roughly chopped
• 1kg/2lb pears, peeled, cored and roughly chopped
• 1kg/2lb plums, halved and stones removed
• A thumb piece of fresh…
And it’s so quick to knock together – it can be made on a whim when you are craving a delicious sweet treat.
This is a great way to use up any apples that have gone a bit soft or bruised.
SERVES 4-6 | Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 45 minutes
• 5-6 not too sweet apples, peeled,…
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