Small space growing

Small space growing

If you don’t have a lot of room to grow, there are many ways to maximise crops from tiny places. Emma Rawlings suggests some ideas. Edible corner This picture shows that in a small sunny corner you can create something attractive but productive. Planted at the back is an espalier fruit tree. You can buy young trained trees or you…
Kitchen Garden April 2019 issue out now!

Kitchen Garden April 2019 issue out now!

Plastic-free pots and pest-free pears are among the topics of interest in the latest Kitchen Garden magazine – out now! The glorious weather we’ve enjoyed of late must have made us think of those long, warm and sunny summer days that lie ahead… we hope! But certainly the taste of spring in February has awoken the natural world, and also…

Peach and Rose Lemonade

Homemade lemonade is a world away from store bought fizzy pop. Lucy Burton adds peach and rose for a delicious and tempting virgin fizz  Few things signal the dizzy, balmy height of British summer better than rosy ripe peaches. June brings with it an abundance of seasonal produce, as stoned fruits and summer berries begin to ripen. The gardens, hedgerows…

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…