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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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Gardening with the Moons

Yesterday, the 27th of December, marked the 3rd day of the new moon. This means it was the first of 11 days of super growth in the garden for anything above ground. Some of you may raise your eyebrows – or even roll your eyes at me – but seriously, this gardening with the moons […]

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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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