Tag - vegetable patch

POTTED POTATOES

I say potatoes and you think allotments. You say potatoes and I say containers. Let’s not ‘call the whole thing off,’ but instead look at successfully nurturing potatoes in pots and bags. Growing potatoes in containers makes sense. As well as taking up less space, it also means that you don’t need to do any digging, ground preparation or weeding. Your crop is less vulnerable to diseases and pest damage -and they will be easier to harvest. Home-grown, new potatoes add [...]

Yummy Choc Chip Beetroot Muffins!

CHOCOLATE CHIP BEETROOT MUFFINS (VEGAN) At Capital Gardens, we think there’s nothing more rewarding than being able to make the most of lovingly home-grown veg and this chocolate chip beetroot muffin recipe is perfect for the chilly autumn weather. We promise you won’t be able to taste the beetroot! The pureed veg simply adds sweetness and colour to the muffins. Think healthy red velvet cupcakes! – perfect for a post gardening cup of tea or post party pudding. Vegan and gluten [...]

best winter crops for vegetable patch

The Seven Best Winter Crops for Any Vegetable Patch – Regardless of Size

The harvest season may be well and truly drawing to a close, with all your spuds, swedes and more plucked from the ground and currently waiting to be chopped, diced and sliced into soups, stews and pies. But this does not mean that your veggie patch has to sit barren and unloved for the next few months, there are plenty of crops which are hardy enough to brave the cold climes of the UK winter, leaving you with delicious [...]