Some vegetables are sown direct and then thinned out as they grow and are harvested where they were originally sown. However there is another technique; this uses a nursery bed to sow seeds in to and these are moved to their final positions when they are small plants.
Traditionally crops such as brassicas (cabbages, kale, cauliflowers, Brussels sprouts etc.) and…
In these uncertain times lots of people are having the urge to start growing their own veg. Why not have a go at microgreen growing tasty nutritious veg in a matter of days.
Microgreens are veg harvested while still only tiny shoots and are packed with vitamins and antioxidants to help boost health. They can also be grown on windowsills.…
It is difficult right now if you are confined to your home so why not start growing your own food. It’s a great stress-buster
In these uncertain times a lot of people are having a strong desire to grow their own fruit and veg. There is no better way to nurture your soul than getting your hands in the soil…
The Kitchen Garden Forum is a fun, thriving community of people like you. Each week we highlight a thread for further discussion.
Forum user Colin2016 asks: Planted cabbage, broccoli cauliflower & kale in raised bed covered in white ground cover to keep the butterflies away. I notice there are some black flies under the cover, is this anything to worry…
Top tips for growing complementary seasonal produce from The Greenhouse People
There’s nothing better than growing your own organic fruit and veg. National Allotments Week (14 – 20th August) seems like the perfect time to look at the ways we gardeners can grow tasty seasonal produce all year round.
Friend or foe?
‘Companion planting’ is key to making the most…
I almost always add a few potatoes to my curries. I like the extra bite they add, and they’re also satisfyingly filling.
Preparation time: 35 minutes | Cooking time: 30 minutes
• 1½ tsp Madras powder
• 1½ tsp turmeric
• 1 tsp curry powder
• 1 tsp cumin seeds, ground in a mortar
• 5 cardamom pods…
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