Hello people, long time no post! I’m sorry about that.
Check out my friend Mira’s new blog, ‘The Morningstar kitchen garden’. She’s my super friend for gardening college and knows a lot about growing delicious fruit and veg. Particularly how to make the most out of a small space, so very useful for any of you urban gardeners.
You’ll also pick up a lot of fantastic healthy eating recipes and ideas. Yummy!
Source: Seasonal salads
One of my big plans for next year is a vertical garden, along a sunny wall, to grow salads and herbs. We moved in this July, so at present the ‘kitchen garden’ is just a single hand-built wooden trough with a trellis, on the back wall of our house. However, I plan to get the most out of this little space. I had some Pumpkin ‘Munchkin’ plants which I’d started off at our previous place, so I trained these up the trellis, and planted up the trough below with mixed summer lettuces.
As we move into autumn, I have sown different varieties of winter salad in patches around the base of the lettuces. These will come up as the lettuces are taken out, one by one. These hardy varieties are perfect to sow at this time of year – the cooler, shorter days will mean they don’t bolt (run up…
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