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Category Archives: Vegetables

Your vegetable garden

For the vegetable garden, there are plenty of spring cabbage and winter lettuce plants ready. If you have an empty cold glasshouse you could try a few spring cabbages in pots (use a soil-based compost).  You will be cutting weeks ahead of the outdoor ones. Mangetout are another worthwhile cold...
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Vegetables and Salad

Vegetables We will try and keep lettuce plants in stock until the autumn.  Even ‘cut-and-come-again’ types will run to seed eventually and need replacing. Runner beans are reaching the tops of their canes now. Keep pinching the tops out as this will encourage new growth from the base and avoid...
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Brassicas, Kale and Sticcoli

Vegetable notes from Downside We know a lot of you like to plant your winter brassicas in the space left by the early potatoes.  This is really a little late for most things but if you are pressed for space it is a reasonable compromise.  We will keep the plants...
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