Grow your own veg fast

Grow your own veg fast

In these uncertain times lots of people are having the urge to start growing their own veg. Why not have a go at microgreen growing tasty nutritious veg in a matter of days. Microgreens are veg harvested while still only tiny shoots and are packed with vitamins and antioxidants to help boost health. They can also be grown on windowsills.…

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:…
CUCUMBER GAZPACHO

CUCUMBER GAZPACHO

A cool soup on a hot summer afternoon is not only soothing but also rather healthy! Add as much Tabasco as you can handle… SERVES 2 | Preparation time: 15 minutes • 1 cucumber, halved lengthways, de-seeded and roughly chopped • 1 yellow or green pepper, de-seeded and roughly chopped • 2 garlic cloves, crushed • 1 small bunch of…
SPRING ONION MACARONI CHEESE

SPRING ONION MACARONI CHEESE

A slightly fancier take on yummy macaroni cheese, with spinach, tomatoes and seasonal spring onions. SERVES6 Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 40 minutes • 350g/12oz macaroni • 50g/2oz butter • 50g/2oz plain flour • 1 bunch spring onions, trimmed and finely sliced • 600ml/1 pint milk • 250g/9oz grated extra-mature Cheddar • 50g/2oz grated Parmesan • 1½ tbsp…