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Gardening

Wonderful world of strange squash and huge pumpkins

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 — 13:30

FOR mere mortals, extreme measures are not possible to provide the optimum growing conditions for plants which do not like chill conditions.

Blue lettuce – but it’s not what you think

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 — 13:30

ANTHONY Steel is not feeling blue about his lettuce — although he is certainly seeing the colour.

Seeds bonus for our gardens

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 — 13:30

EVERY year, plants spring up as a bonus to the birds that have been attracted to the seeds put out for them.

Early onion harvest this year

Monday, August 21, 2017 — 13:30

GARDENING is full of conundrums, largely centring on that great British talking point — the weather.

Wonderful trio of vegetables

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 — 13:30

RUNNER beans, my new favourite ratte potatoes and baby globe beetroot — now that is a vegetable threesome made in heaven.

Queen of potatoes is a French beauty

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 — 13:30

JUST when you think your love of potatoes could get no more intense, a new variety steps up to the plate, so to speak.

Get gardening with expert Alan Titchmarsh

Sunday, August 6, 2017 — 7:30

YOUNG families can get gardening with TV expert Alan Titchmarsh, the Footprint Trust and Barnardo’s.

Beautiful artichokes make a tasty meal too

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 — 13:30

DAVID Warne has grown the most magnificent artichoke plant I have ever seen and has never eaten so much as a single petal.

Vegetable world’s little known greens

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 — 13:30

EVEN after no less a chef/gardener than Jamie Oliver popularised agretti a couple of years ago, it is not yet in the mainstream.

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Are your peas and beans promiscuous?

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 — 13:30

EVEN the most experienced gardener will be thrown a curved ball by nature every now and again.

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