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Root-to-stem veggies

November 9, 2021 10:07 pm Published by

Thrifty gardeners like to use every part of the vegetable. Why throw away luscious beetroot tops, colourful Swiss chard stems…

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Late Summer Planting

February 7, 2019 1:42 pm Published by

Urban Gardening, Late Summer Planting The end of a summer is a bitter sweet time. But as the temperature starts…

Sage

February 5, 2018 10:36 am Published by

Sage Winter is generally a difficult time for growing herbs, but one herb that is certainly worth nursing through this…

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Trio of Carrots

January 23, 2018 1:43 pm Published by

Trio of carrots Get the most out of carrots by cooking them in different ways for very different flavours. Then…

Carrots

January 23, 2018 1:37 pm Published by

Carrots are delicious eaten raw or cooked, and studies suggest that eating one a day might beat taking vitamin supplements.…

Grow Microgreens

January 18, 2018 10:56 am Published by

A great project for winter is to grow your own microgreens and baby salad leaves. This can be done in…

Growing Parsnips

January 18, 2018 9:01 am Published by

Parsnips (Pastinaca sativa) aren’t a vegetable that springs to mind, being more common in the colder countries than in South…

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Grey Water

January 17, 2018 8:20 am Published by

Grey Water Growing veggies with grey water Grey water is waste water collected from the shower, bath, hand basin and…