Vegetables

marrow

Marrows

Marrows – Introduction You can expect a high yield marrow crop because marrows are easy to grow. They resemble large courgettes. I actually let some of my courgettes grow big and treat them as marrows. Sowing Marrows The best growing…
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onion

Onions

Onions are the most widely cultivated vegetable in their species. Besides, they are extremely versatile and as such, they are an essential component of many culinary dishes. You can easily grow them from baby sets.   Growing Onions Here’re some tips…
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parsnips

Parsnips

Can you even imagine a roast dinner without roast parsnips? I can’t. They also give a unique taste to casseroles and stews. The best thing about parsnips is that you don’t have to put much effort into growing and maintaining…
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pod

Peas

Do you want to enjoy the maximum sweetness of peas? Try freshly picked ones from your garden (if you haven’t already!) They have truly exceptional taste and flavour. Of the different varieties, Sugar Snap and mangetout are the varieties that…
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potatoes

Potatoes

Potatoes are such versatile vegetables. As you know, you can use them as a staple for numerous meals. Besides, you can also use them in multiple forms such as baked, chipped, mashed and boiled.  They are classified as both maincrops…
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pumpkin

Pumpkins

Growing pumpkins is great fun – especially if you get the kids on board with the project, with a prize for the biggest one. You will be rewarded with really lovely plants if you give the proper growing conditions to…
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vegetables

Radishes

Radishes are a vegetable that you can harvest in the fourth week of sowing. It means it’s quick and easy to get results when you are growing radishes. Furthermore, children seem to love growing them as they are so quick…
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rhubarb

Rhubarb

Rhubarb is easily identifiable by its large leaves with greenish, red or pink stalks. You can use its colourful stalks in crumbles, pies and as dessert.  The stems are ready to pick in spring. However, you can get an early…
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runner-beans

Runner Beans

Runner beans are a delightful veg plot staple that is distinctively British. These vines are simple to grow and yield a large crop in a short space. Over several months, the lovely red or white blossoms are followed by a…
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shallots

Shallots

The unique flavour of shallots makes them a favourite for pickling and cooing. This vegetable is available in various varieties in different shapes and sizes. They are not demanding and just need fertile and well-drained soil for better growth.  Sowing…
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green

Spinach

Along with its delicious taste, spinach can be grown very easily. Besides, you can harvest it throughout the year by sowing different cultivars. A sunny location is a must for winter cultivars. On the other hand, a little shade is…
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green-onion

Spring Onions

Spring onions are also referred to as salad onions. This is because they are versatile in their use. For instance, you can use it in stir-fries, soups and garnish apart from using them on salads, of course. If you grow…
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