Growing in containers

So, what’s a container? This depends on what crops you are growing, for example lettuce and salad leaves can be grown in quite shallow containers. A small trough 17cm (7in) deep and 30cm (12in) long would suffice for a few mixed cut and come again salad leaves. Ideally, aim for atrough about 20cm (8in) wide, 60cm (2ft) long and at…

Kitchen Garden Best Buy and Top Picks

Here are our favourite gardening products for July, chosen for their quality, effectiveness and value for money BEST BUY SALAD PLANTER This salad planter will accommodate 37 litres of compost for growing a wide range of vegetable crops. Feeder mats pull water from the reservoir, keeping the compost suitably moist. Dimensions: 55x55x25cm depth (22x22x10in). GREENHOUSE SENSATIONwww.greenhousesensation.co.ukTEL: 0845 602 3774PRODUCT CODE:…

Video: How to Sow Radish

Learn how to sow radish in this handy video! In this video, you will learn how to go about sowing Radish. Steve gives you all the information you need to know and the best tips for success. For more videos, visit the Kitchen Garden YouTube channel at the link below:…
Celebrate Edible Britain for National Gardening Week 2019

Celebrate Edible Britain for National Gardening Week 2019

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…
Companion Planting

Companion Planting

Top tips for growing complementary seasonal produce from The Greenhouse People There’s nothing better than growing your own organic fruit and veg. National Allotments Week (14 – 20th August) seems like the perfect time to look at the ways we gardeners can grow tasty seasonal produce all year round. Friend or foe? ‘Companion planting’ is key to making the most…
SPRING SALAD WITH PEAS

SPRING SALAD WITH PEAS

Spring on a plate! Enjoy this season’s best vegetables in one big salad.  SERVES 4 | Preparation Time: 20 minutes • 250-300g/8-9oz mixed leaves • ½ cucumber, thinly sliced • 2-3 radishes, thinly sliced • 75-100g/3-4oz fresh peas, blanched • 1 block feta, cut into cubes • 4-6 cherry tomatoes, halved VINAIGRETTE: • 2 tbsp mayomaise • 2 tsp wholegrain…

Podcast 6: The September issue

The Kitchen Garden Magazine Podcast is here, packed full of hints, tips and advice from the team. The editorial team – Steve Ott, Tony Flanagan and Emma Rawlings take a break from the plot to discuss the September issue, in the shops now. Topics include blueberries, radishes, diseases, flowers on the veg patch and loppers. <iframe width=”650″ height=”650″ src=”http://embed.acast.com/kitchengardenmagazine/006theteamtakealookattheseptemberissue” scrolling=”no”…