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Delightfully scented and coming in an array of gorgeous colours, Sweet Peas are yet another thing to thank Scotland for. As before Henry Eckford, a Scottish nurseryman, started breeding them they were generally considered a rather insignificant affair.
This aromatic and flavourful member of the carrot family has been used for centuries the world over. However, it has often been under-utilised, as we fail take advantage of its glorious flavours.
Without onions, garlic, shallots, and leeks, food would lose some of its lustre. Certainly it through me into disarray, as I'm not sure I'd know how to cook a savoury meal without using some sort of allium. And while some garlic is better than no garlic (except in desserts), few things will beat the taste of healthy, homegrown garlic, onions and shallots.
Often overlooked, these small slimy creatures are hugely important, playing a major role in helping improve our soils.
With winter fast approaching, strawberry planting is in the back of every gardener's mind! Growing strawberries is relatively easy. The plants themselves are incredibly hardy. But unless the plants are kept happy and healthy they are unlikely to be productive. So to make things easier, here are some useful tips on how to grow large, healthy and juicy strawberries.
Tasty, delicious and conveniently small. Whether you have a small space, want to grow in pots or would just like to keep the height down to make harvesting easier one of the trees in this range could be for you!
This delicious herb is widely used to create a host of culinary treats, and it also has an exciting past. Once associated with bravery, thyme was regularly carried into battle by Roman soldiers and then, later on, by medieval knights. In the medieval period it was also used as a supposed antidote to poison and even to ward off the plague.
Makes 12 small or 6 large muffins As feijoas become plentiful, ensure they don’t go to waste by cooking some of these delicious, tasty muffin treats. They're best eaten still hot from the oven, helping warm you up as autumn fully descends.
As the nights start to lengthen, make sure that you enjoy the last of the warm weather and celebrate the glorious colours of autumn. And along with the traditional autumnal shades of browns, reds and bronzes, that appear dotted across the landscape, is the potential to add some bright bursts of colour to your autumn and winter garden by planting some of these stunning plants.
Autumn is in the air, but winter is coming. So to ensure you get the most out of your veggie garden this season, we've made a list of some of our favourite veggies to plant this season, and some tips that should get you going.