Grow your own microgreens in the kitchen

Grow your own microgreens in the kitchen

Microgreens add colour, texture, flavour, crunch and class to salads, soups, sandwiches, stir-fries, pizzas, pies and dips. These simple greens can be a cook’s delight and a gardener’s thrill. Growing is quick. The greens make delightful fresh explosions...
Calendula – flower or herb?

Calendula – flower or herb?

This season’s crop Calendula is a flowering plant I have been fond of since I was a small child because my mother fancied them, and she always planted a row along the pathway to the back door. I’m sure it’s because they are bright, and hardy, as well...

winter salad -fresh from the garden

winter salad – straight from my garden – easy to growthe various herbs give the warmth we look for in the winterhandful of lettuce – pick a mixture of the outside leaves and a few new ones for sweetnesshandful of kale -slice this thinlyhandful of...

rock melons – I grew them

my gardenRock melon – sometimes referred to as Musk melon.These grew surprisingly easily. In January I planted 2 plants as seedlings which I got the from the garden centre. I had successfully grown cucumbers in this patch for the last 2 summers and thought the...

soy bean babies

soy bean babies – seem easy enough to grow – seeds are organic.I’m keen to see these develop and then eat them. Also keen to know how easy it will be.