8
Jun

Garden Peas

Garden Peas (Pisum sativum)  Of all the home-grown vegetables, garden peas are the sweetest and most delicious.  For those who don't want to be bothered with shelling - all peas can be eaten as Sugar-snap or Mange tout if they are picked early before the pea forms. Greenfeast is a dwarf garden pea and has [...]
7
Oct

Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard -  commmonly known as spinach - this is a tough plant that survives neglect, but be aware that this can result in the leaves becoming leathery.  It's ideal for adding a dash of green to soups and stews, quiches and pizzas. Chop it into salads, or puree it with a creamy sauce and [...]
7
Oct

Onions

Position: full sun Plant Type: Vegetable Plant Height: 4-24 inches tall Plant Width: 1-5 inches wide Almost everyone loves onions. And when you grow them yourself, you get the most tender, sweet ones possible. The sweetest onions don’t last long in storage, but because of their mild flavor they’re great raw in salads or as

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7
Oct

Butterhead Lettuce

Season: all year Position: full sun Plant Type: Vegetable Plant Height: 2-12 inches tall Plant Width: 2-12 inches wide If you want to reduce your supermarket bill and also improve the quality of your salads, grow lettuce — and grow it in variety. With very little space, you’ll have a steady supply of wonderful salads

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7
Oct

Chilli – Baby Pepper

Position: Full Sun Plant Type: Vegetable Plant Height: 6-48 inches tall Plant Width: 18-36 inches wide Bloom Time: Colorful fruits are the main show from hot peppers. Many varieties display fruits ranging in color from yellow to red to purple at the same time on a single plant. Landscape Uses: Beds & Borders Chilli peppers [...]
7
Oct

Tomatoes

Tomatoes belong to the potato family.  They do well following a legume crop (beans, broad beans and peas) and can be planted in the garden following winter sweet-peas.  There are many varieties of large tomatoes, decorative cherry tomatoes and pear-shaped tomatoes which are excellent for salads or jam-making.  Yellow tomatoes are also available as well

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