Vegetables

Luffa aegyptiaca

Grow your own luffa

November 2021

A multitasking veg you can eat and turn into a sponge? Growing luffas will give you both!

Coloured tomatoes

Why is a red tomato red?

September 2021

Tomatoes come in a variety of colours, explains Penny Woodward, with quirky names to match.

'Mini Amish' heirloom tomatoes

Growing heirloom tomatoes

March 2021

Penny Woodward loves heirloom cherry tomatoes, here she explains how to plant them from seed.

The Green Rhubarb Blues

June 2020

Have you got the green rhubarb blues? JUSTIN RUSSELL offers some tips on how you can grow red rhubarb, and why it's one of his all-time favourite plants.

Chill factor

May 2020

Lots of vegies love the cold and are sweeter for a frost. Justin Russell tells how to take advantage of this while also protecting plants.

Microgreens

Marvellous microgreens

December 2017

Nutritious microgreens, explains Penny Woodward, are quick to grow and delicious to eat.

Young Violetta artichoke flower buds

Edible ornamentals

December 2016

Good looking and tasty. Could we call these edimentals? PENNY WOODWARD investigates.

November planting

What to plant in November

October 2016

With November just around the corner, JUSTIN RUSSELL introduces you to a month of planting for abundance.

 

Watercress

The wonders of watercress

June 2015

Contrary to opinion, watercress is easy to grow, says JUSTIN RUSSELL, plus it's a nutritional powerhouse!

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