Vegetables

Heirloom Tomatoes

December 12, 2018 12:03 am Published by

PROVEN THROUGH THE AGES Heirloom tomatoes offer colour, flavour and endless variety, and more and more wonderful varieties are becoming availableRead More...

Pattypans

January 26, 2018 8:59 am Published by

Pattypan squash (Cucurbita pepo) Pattypans look like little yellow, green or stripy spaceships and, like baby marrows, these bushy squashesRead More...

Kohlrabi

January 25, 2018 1:40 pm Published by

Growing • It’s a brassica so likes sun and fertile soil. Add compost and well-rotted manure. An organic fertiliser likeRead More...

Pods of Peas

January 23, 2018 1:49 pm Published by

Pods of Peas Frozen peas can never match the sweetness and tenderness of homegrown garden peas, especially when they’re eatenRead More...

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Lusty Leeks

January 18, 2018 8:32 am Published by

Lusty Leeks Essential flavourings for cold season soups and stews, garlic, leeks, chives and onions are the kitchen garden’s stormRead More...

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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 andRead More...

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Artichoke

January 15, 2018 2:52 pm Published by

The Gourmet Herb Artichoke As a vegetable, globe artichokes (Cynara scolymus) are considered a gourmet delicacy. As a garden plant,Read More...

Sowing Guide for December

November 2, 2017 7:05 am Published by

Leaf vegetables: spinach, rocket Root vegetables: beetroot (cooler areas) Legumes: bush and runner beans Brassicas: broccoli (first sowing for coolerRead More...

March Vegetable Sowing Guide

March 1, 2017 10:15 am Published by

March Vegetable Sowing Guide Summer rainfall temperate: Broccoli, Broad beans, Cabbage, Chinese cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Beetroot, Lettuce, Leeks, GardenRead More...

Peppers

September 2, 2015 8:29 am Published by

Early December presents the last chance in the season to plant both the hot and the sweet capsicums, so whetherRead More...