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Winter Salads

One of the great pleasures of growing vegetables is to be able to harvest fresh salad in the cooler months,the flavor seems fresher and more welcome through autumn and Winter

its important to use varieties that are adapted to growing in these cooler conditions

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Sowing and growing Biennial flowers

Biennials differ from annuals – which flower and set seed all in one growing season – in that they grow fast from seed and develop strong roots and foliage in one season, before flowering in the next.

For most, this means that they germinate and grow without flowering in summer and autumn, remaining dormant over winter, then

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Herbs are some of the best things to grow for the kitchen and even it you only have a small patio or a few pots you can add lots of fresh flavor from a small space with this versatile group of plants.They don’t all need free draining soil and lots of heat to grow to there best and as we are all about taste growing your own herbs means you can include them in quantity’s to really transform some dishes.


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8. Vietnamese coriander

9. Garlic Chives

10. Sculpit



How to grow Mint

Mint Sauce  that’s how most of us remember mint or cleaning your teeth but it a great herb for adding fresh flavor and even making a refreshing drink.

Applemint the best for cooking,Peppermint the best for tea


How to grow Basil

One of the most useful herbs in the kitchen weather for making classic Pesto sauce or a simple mozzarella and tomato salad. Although synonymous with Italy it’s not like classic  Mediterranean herbs to grow