Kitchen Garden


Despite everything that last March’s ‘Beast from the East’ threw at us, by the end of the month we were definitely ahead of schedule, so much so that I had started clearing the brambles on the next plot! April was blessed with above average temperatures and enough rain to water in the soft fruit bushes we were still bringing from our old plot, and it brought seasonal colour from daffodils in bud and primroses in bloom, both eagerly worked by bees and our first butterfly. There’s a lot of nonsense talked about the best times to do certain jobs; if it has to

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

More from Kitchen Garden

Kitchen Garden9 min read
Growing On The Web
Have you always grown your own produce? Did you have any family influences or were you the first in your family to take the plunge? I have always been interested in gardening and growing my own vegetables and flowers. This came from an early age, wit
Kitchen Garden1 min read
Green Houses And Kit
This one from The Greenhouse People (above) is made from red cedar, creating a very attractive greenhouse. It comes with toughened glass, roof vent and louvre vent, guttering and downpipes. There are many sizes available, from £1500. www.greenhousepe
Kitchen Garden6 min read
Time To Enter Kg Plotter Competition 2019
We invite you to send in a few pictures of your plot and yourself and we will judge this on many different aspects, including how you have overcome all the usual plot challenges to grow great veg and fruit. This tiller (model MR48Li) comes with batte