It is possible to grow an increasing range of tasty vegetables and herbs in hanging baskets, here are some top tips to get you started.
Edible crops for baskets
Tomatoes –the trailing bush types.
Dwarf French beans.
Salad leaves such as rocket, mizuna and corn salad.
Nasturtiums for colour but are edible too.
Herbs including parsley, chives, basil, mint,…
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…
The Vegetarian Society is dishing up some comfort grub as we head into the colder months… and you can grow most of the ingredients!
When the season of colds and flu is upon us, we all have a favourite comforting dish that makes us feel better. The Vegetarian Society asked its members and supporters for their go-to culinary hugs and…
This lively summer salad scores on looks as well as taste
Ingredients (serves 2)
1 small red pepper, deseeded and sliced
1 small yellow pepper, deseeded and sliced
2 cloves garlic, peeled
2 tbsp olive oil
200g (7oz) French beans, tops removed and cut into 1.5cm (½in) slices on the diagonal
1 tbsp red wine vinegar
½ tsp brown sugar…
With apple, kale and mushroom on the menu, this month promises to be a tasty one thanks to Anna’s latest medley of culinary marvels
I hadn’t really discovered the joys of growing your own mushrooms until I was gifted a mushroom growing kit. Make your own mushroom risotto from scratch with this recipe!
SERVES 4 | Preparation time: 20 minutes…
Mediterranean orzo pasta is great in salads, and this Greek-inspired salad is great served at your next BBQ.
Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes
• 450g/1lb orzo pasta
• 1 large cucumber, peeled and diced
• 200g/7oz feta cheese, cubed
• 200g/7oz black olives, sliced
• 400g/14oz tomatoes, halved
• 2 small red onions, finely…
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