Oca time – December 20th

Oca (not okra!) is probably not a vegetable that is top of the list for most growers perhaps, but it’s one I would recommend trying. They have a potato texture with a hint of lemon, though different varieties have subtly different tastes. I like them roasted as they just melt […]

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Video: Cabbage Varieties

Steve takes you through a selection of cabbage varieties and explains how and when to sow them. As a member of the Mudketeers’ Club, you can enjoy this exclusive preview of the upcoming Kitchen Garden YouTube videos, a whole month early! Watch more exclusive video guides here.

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Video: Soil Coverings

Tony reviews a selection of weed fabrics that can protect your soil from weeds! As a member of the Mudketeers’ Club, you can enjoy this exclusive preview of the upcoming Kitchen Garden YouTube videos, a whole month early! Watch more exclusive video guides here.

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Video: Early Salads

Emma explains what salads you can start growing in the earlier, colder months of the year.  As a member of the Mudketeers’ Club, you can enjoy this exclusive preview of the upcoming Kitchen Garden YouTube videos, a whole month early! Watch more exclusive video guides here.

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Polytunnel broad beans – December 13th

I started these broad beans off in November in modular cell trays and today I got round to planting them out in the polytunnel. However, the soil was so dry after last summer’s heat that I had to give it a good soaking first.  Although broad beans are winter hardy, […]

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Hertfordshire haven

Knebworth House in Herfordshire was the home to Victorian playwright Sir Edward Bulwer- Lytton; author of the words “The pen is mightier than the sword.”. Every generation of Lytton family have left their mark on the place since including developing the walled kitchen garden, a hidden haven within the large […]

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