Get rid of those pouts, grow brussel sprouts! A sprout from Brussels…? BRASSICA oleracea variety gemmifera, the vegetable we know as Brussels sprouts, arose from the same parent plant as cabbage, kale, broccoli, kohlrabi and cauliflower and thus shares the same genus and species names as them. The ‘Brussels’ in the common name comes from […]
August is the time to get out those seed packets and hone your sowing, spacing and thinning out skills.
Although it may not yet feel like it, autumn is on its way and root vegetables, including carrots, beetroot, onions, turnips and radishes, prefer the cooler growing conditions.