Put the taste of summer into a bottle Brinjals and chillies can be preserved in delicious relishes that will remind you of summer in the cooler months Fruit production of brinjals and peppers slows down rapidly in February and March as temperatures reach their peak, but you can pickle the last of your crops to […]
On its own, braaied sweetcorn is delicious, but add a hint of chilli and some fresh herbs from the garden and it turns into a feast. In this recipe we used corn that we grew from a Mayford seed pack to create some deliciously spicy char-grilled mielies. Ingredients 4 sweetcorn cobs, husks removed Olive oil […]
Devilishly Wicked Chillies If you’re addicted to chillies, here’s how to grow them successfully from seed – there’s a world of unusual varieties to try! Want to add an exotic element to your veggie garden? Chillies (Capsicum species) will do it. In the vegetable garden they are the kings of bling, not shy to show […]
Herbs are an organic gardener’s best resource, especially when it comes to preparing the garden for summer. Quite a number of herbs are a valuable source of nutrition for the soil, helping to improve its quality, others act as insect repellents or as trap crops.