Snails, pumpkins, Halloween and hedgehogs – autumn's truly here!

Snails, pumpkins, Halloween and hedgehogs – autumn’s truly here!

Read the latest fascinating seasonal news snippets… just for subscribers to Kitchen Garden! Why not sign up and enjoy these extra treats?  RIP Jeremy the snail Below: Jeremy playing ‘uncle’ to one of the earlier babies. Above: The first picture of Jeremy’s babies. Pictures: Dr Angus Davison/The University of Nottingham There’s tragic news from Nottingham: Jeremy, the sinistral snail who…
Paton pumpkins set for new record

Paton pumpkins set for new record

…challenging the record they set in 2016 with a 160 stone (1016kg) pumpkin! Champion pumpkin-growing twins Ian and Stuart Paton from Southampton are well on the way to challenging the record they set in 2016 with a 160 stone (1016kg) pumpkin. This year they have four contenders which are currently piling on 60lb (27kg) a day. The growing pumpkins are…

Podcast 9: Halloween special – Pumpkins

The Kitchen Garden Magazine Podcast is here, packed full of hints, tips and advice from the team. Happy Halloween and welcome to episode 9. Today Rachel Atkins tells you everything you ever needed to know about Pumpkins. Growing advice, tricks and treats, varieties, harvesting, storing and carving. Did you know? Jack O’ Lanterns were originally carved out of turnips, a…

Podcast 8: Giant pumpkins

The Kitchen Garden Magazine Podcast is here, packed full of hints, tips and advice from the team. Autumn is in full swing and Steve, Emma and Tony take a look at the November issue. This episode: Giant pumpkins, leaf grabbers, bees and Okahijiki (it tastes great but how do you pronounce it?). <iframe width=”540″ height=”540″ src=”http://embed.acast.com/kitchengardenmagazine/008giantpumpkins-” scrolling=”no” frameborder=”0″ style=”border:none;overflow:hidden;”></iframe>…