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…

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.…

Video: Daucus’ Halloween Hijinks

This Halloween, Daucus is back making trouble in the Kitchen Garden plot!  Daucus plays a game of ten pin bowling with the pumpkin and butternut squashes. If you like the video, why not try this game for yourself? Grow a pumpkin and squashes and create a fun game for the family. For more gardening videos, visit our YouTube channel at…