One of my winter staples Jerusalem artichokes are so much better fresh out of the ground.Great as a temporary windbreak and with very few problems and because there perennial incredibly cost effective as they will last for years
I made a film showing you how to plant these great vegetables here I show you how to prepare Jerusalem artichokes for the Winter, its simple one small tip, you can incorporate the herb Winter Savory into your dishes when cooking it as the herb counteracts the affects this great vegetable has on some people
At the end of the growing season we need to tidy the perennial bed in the 10min garden and make sure its ready to produce the best crop for next season,this means removing all the old yellowing foliage from both the Asparagus and Seakale which share this bed.
Remember that you are always best hand weeding these beds as the roots are very shallow and hoeing then can dramatically reduce the vigor of your Asparagus.In the spring I will feed the bed with about 3oz per yard of Fish,Blood and bone to get it of to a flying start
This film is a sequel to my film on planting bare rooted asparagus plants and I thought you might find it useful to see what to expect from your newly growing asparagus plants.The emerging asparagus plants dont look quite like you would expect and you dont want to weed then out by mistake after the hard work of planting then
One of the buzz ingredients for apparently miraculous results in your garden is ‘Rock Dust’. Having access to a Geo-chemist I thought I would find out exactly what is in the ‘miracle’ product. Watch the film and judge for yourself.
Teaching you how to grow your own vegetables and fruit