Kitchen Garden

GROWING FOR DINNER & DISPLAY

HOW DO YOU GROW ONE PARTICULAR NAMED CROP?

Potatoes are grown in poly bags for ease of growing and harvesting and also showing. I grow a few early potatoes in 20-litre poly bags. These can be started off early in a cold greenhouse or polytunnel then taken outside in a few weeks. I fill the poly bags with multipurpose compost and add a handful of potato fertiliser to each bag mix. The potatoes are placed as deep in the

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Kitchen Garden

Kitchen Garden2 min read
Bonsai Berries!
Last summer I visited a local open garden and was very impressed by the sight of some fuchsia plants grown in pots. The bushes were around the size of a bucket but covered in tiny jewel-bright magenta flowers and correspondingly small leaves, with su
Kitchen Garden1 min read
Inspiring Everyone To Grow
Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) qualifications are theory based qualifications at Levels 2 and 3, and practical qualifications at Levels 1, 2 and 3. They are designed to be flexible, so that the learner can study them on a part-time basis. Level 1
Kitchen Garden2 min read
Something Different?
If you like spinach but want to try something slightly different, there are other types of ‘spinach’ which are pretty easy to grow in the veg garden. Tree spinach (Chenopodium giganteum) is related to ‘Fat Hen’ which is classed as a weed on most plo