The late bit of sun for October has helped turn the remaining chilli peppers to their end colours. The wet weather after the early summer heat meant none of the plants reached … Read More about Finishing chilli peppers
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With summer almost over it is time to start organising the garden for next year. For gardens bothered by slugs and snails this year a good clean out is important to find and … Read More about Busy time of year
All gardeners dream of summer extending itself into October. Just when the tomato and chilli plants are producing ripe fruit and have loads of green fruit, a few extra weeks … Read More about Summer’s end
Originally from South America, nasturtiums have a culinary and medical history. The leaves and flowers are edible with a tangy taste similar to pepper. Used in salads and … Read More about Nasturtiums Gallery 2017
Cherry tomatoes are thought to be an intermediate type between a wild tomato and the domestic garden tomato. These small (cherry size) tomatoes grow on long vines (up to 3 … Read More about Which cherry tomatoes?
Doing a bit of kitchen gardening in the city provides access to fresh produce on a daily basis. While being able to pull together a fresh salad from the garden at a moment's … Read More about Kitchen gardening
The San Marzano paste tomato is considered the best heirloom variety for sauces and making paste. Originally from Italia, the San Marzano and its cousin the Roma are the two … Read More about The best paste tomatoes