Kitchen Garden

DOWN TO EARTH, FLYING HIGH!

How long have you been interested in growing your own veg and when did you start your first veg patch?

Our first vegetable patch began when we moved to our cottage almost four years ago. I saw some vegetable plugs in the garden centre and on a whim popped them in my basket. I got home and plonked them in a desolate patch of soil and hoped for the best. Most were planted at the wrong time of the year, our beetroot and cauliflower bolted, and our carrots had holes all over them. I was left feeling rather befuddled. The few edible crops that did make it to the kitchen made me so happy. I was absolutely determined to do better next year. If farmers can produce great big fields of vegetables, then why couldn’t I grow enough for my family? My husband saw my frustration and thoughtfully bought me a guide to growing vegetables. Little did he know

Anda sedang membaca pratinjau, daftarlah untuk membaca selengkapnya.

Lainnya dari Kitchen Garden

Kitchen Garden1 mnt membaca
Kitchen Garden
Tel 07738 455014, Fax 01507 371075 EDITOR: Steve Ott, sott@mortons.co.uk DEPUTY EDITOR: Emma Rawlings, erawlings@mortons.co.uk STAFF WRITER: Tony Flanagan, tflanagan@mortons.co.uk PRODUCTION: Pauline Hawkins PUBLISHER: Tim Hartley DESIGNER: Charlotte
Kitchen Garden4 mnt membaca
Grow Your Own Loofah
The loofah is not just a body scrub you use in the shower - it has many other uses too, such as making great pan scourers. There are many other uses too, see page 86 for more ideas. The loofah is made from the dried inner fibrous part of the luffa fr
Kitchen Garden3 mnt membacaArchitecture
6 Plot Plans To Save The Planet
Sow just a few annual flowers in the corner of your plot or in between rows of long-term crops such as brassicas and sweetcorn. Not only will you enjoy the colour on your plot, you will encourage and help pollinators such as bees, insect predators an