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How to Grow Broccoli at Home

Broccoli is a very popular and versatile vegetable. It is the most nutritious of the commonly eaten veggies – loaded with vitamin A, vitamin C, riboflavin, calcium, potassium, iron and fibre. Fresh from the garden, broccoli has an unbeatable crisp, sweet flavour. The green and purple florets are delicious tossed raw in salads, added to […]

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Tips for Growing your own Carrots at home

Thin carrots twice, firstly to 2 cm apart when they are around 5 cm tall, then 2-3 weeks later to 5 cm apart.  You can use these little carrots you pull out as baby ‘spring carrots’. These days carrots come in all sorts of colours and sizes.  The colourful heirloom Rainbow Blend (see above) look […]

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