Podcast 67: Jobs for November

The Kitchen Garden Magazine Podcast – packed full of hints, tips and advice from the team. There is so much to do in the garden and on the plot in November. Steve, Emma and Tony talk about tidying old crops, to dig or not to dig, spreading manure, replacing runners, apple pruning, sowing broad beans and much more in episode…

Video: On the Plot – October

Welcome to our monthly round-up of what we’ve got up to on the plot.  This month we’ve been sowing broad beans, harvesting squashes and reviewing garden loppers. We also give advice on how you can prevent leek moth! For more videos, visit the Kitchen Garden YouTube channel at the link below: www.youtube.com/kitchengardenmagazine…

Video: Jobs for October

It’s October and there’s plenty of jobs you can be doing on the plot. There are many jobs including sowing broad beans, harvesting squashes, clearing foliage and carving pumpkins. Here are some tips and advice on how to approach them. For more videos, visit the Kitchen Garden YouTube channel at the link below: www.youtube.com/kitchengardenmagazine…

Podcast 65: Jobs for October

The Kitchen Garden Magazine Podcast – packed full of hints, tips and advice from the team. We’re well into October and there’s still plenty to do on the plot. Steve, Emma and Tony cover jobs to do this month including harvesting pumpkins, sowing salad leaves, winter lettuce and broad beans as well as collecting leaves for leafmould.…
Celebrate Edible Britain for National Gardening Week 2019

Celebrate Edible Britain for National Gardening Week 2019

Encouraging everyone to grow-your-own is the theme of this year’s National Gardening Week (29 April–5 May 2019) The nation’s biggest celebration of gardening returns for 2019 from Monday 29 April to Sunday 5 May 2019 as the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) encourages everyone to get involved in grow-your-own. The theme for this year is Edible Britain, with the RHS calling…

A gardener in the making

Part time KG helper and full time journalism student Theo Osborn talks about his experience helping the team with some sowing and filming Growing up, my mum would try to make me tend to some of the gardening, though it was never the most exciting use of my time. I’d always be argumentative, gardening seemed like the be all, end…
A touch of glass...

A touch of glass…

Know your onions (and a host of other winter veg) with these top tips for growing during the winter months from The Greenhouse People Keep calm and carry on! As the temperature drops and nights start to draw in, many of us will be hanging up our gardening gloves after a fruitful summer. However, autumn doesn’t have to mark the…

Growing broad beans under cover

If you have a greenhouse or polytunnel you can guarantee yourself a very early crop of broad beans in May Not only are broad beans delicious if picked young, they are easy to grow too. I usually grow a crop outside but have given up sowing in autumn as the wind just plays havoc with them as I have a…
New Microgreens To Try

New Microgreens To Try

 The selection of fast-growing microgreens just got even bigger with these new introductions for 2016 If your forward planning for spring 2016 wasn’t all it might have been, seedling salad crops offer a quick way of closing the ‘hungry gap’. Alongside the wide range of leaf crops that you can grow as microgreens, there are some intriguing new contenders to…