How to sow

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…
A soup-er way to eat your greens!

A soup-er way to eat your greens!

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…
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…

Podcast 10: To heat or not to heat?

The Kitchen Garden Magazine Podcast is here, packed full of hints, tips and advice from the team. In this episode, the team take a look at the December issue which is in the shops now. Topics include beating whitefly, Growing cut flowers, Passionate plotters winners, Growing parsnips, Rhubarb, Annual herbs, Bamboo, Hotbed growing, Citrus fruits, a children’s tool rack project,…