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,…
It is difficult right now if you are confined to your home so why not start growing your own food. It’s a great stress-buster
In these uncertain times a lot of people are having a strong desire to grow their own fruit and veg. There is no better way to nurture your soul than getting your hands in the soil…
Kitchen Garden Best Buy and Top Picks for April. This month the KG team have been looking at sowing kits and more…
SEED SOWING STARTER KIT
This sowing kit comes with a five litre bag of vermiculite, a pack of four bottle top waterers, a dibber and widger, a pack of 10cm (4in) 50 plant labels, two waterproof…
Want something quick and tasty? Try this delicious home-grown early season salad
Pea shoots and other microgreens can give you a harvest in less time than it takes for outdoor crops to germinate. Add an overwintered lettuce and you have a salad that tastes of summer.
Ingredients (serves 2)
2 tbsp sunflower oil
1 tbsp cider or white wine vinegar…
Feed, water, harvest bumper crops.
Growing vegetables in your garden is so rewarding, but only if you give them what they need while they are growing.
Even if your soil is fertile, growing and harvesting vegetables takes nutrients from the soil. It is up to you to make sure there are plenty there at the start of the season, and…
This main-course salad ticks all the boxes for a healthy meal – and it tastes SO good!
Preparation:10 minutes | Cooking: 25 minutes
300g prepared butternut squash, cut into chunks
1tbsp olive oil
Pinch of cumin seeds or chilli flakes (optional)
30g whole hazelnuts
80g bag spinach, watercress and rocket salad
1 South African Pink Lady apple
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