Botanical name: Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera Origins: Native to the Mediterranean region along with other cabbage species. First cultivated: Although a forerunner to the modern sprout may have been grown in Ancient Rome, Brussels sprouts, as we know them today,
The Floricultural Cabinet and Florists’ Magazine for December 1852 includes some interesting recommendations… Powered by WPeMatico
If you’re getting ready to harvest some homegrown veggies over Christmas, then have a quick look through our collection of veg recipes and ideas… Brussels Sprouts Finely slice your sprouts… The post Christmas Vegetables appeared first on Rocket Gardens. Powered
If you’ve had a bonfire recently, or you like to warm yourself in front of the fireplace or wood burner, then you’ll probably have lots of ash. Getting rid of it can be a bit of a nuisance, but it’s
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Worms have a wonderful way of composting kitchen waste. They are brilliant at it! Our friends at Wiggly Wigglers have a few wise words when it comes to working with… The post Worms work wonders appeared first on Rocket Gardens.
I made a huge batch of this soup the other day for a charity event, and I thought I’d share the recipe with you all. If you, like me, have… The post Squash, Cheddar and Thyme Soup appeared first on
It is incredibly easy to turn your garden waste (grass clippings, weeds, pulled up veg plants, fallen leaves etc) into good quality compost, and you don’t necessarily need a huge… The post Composting for Beginners appeared first on Rocket Gardens.
People often ask “What’s the best fruit bush for beginners?” Well, one stands head and shoulders above the rest – the gorgeous gooseberry! Gooseberry bushes grow well in most soils, they’re very easy to prune, are self-pollinating which means you
At this time of year there are many root veggies coming out of the ground ready for cooking. Most can be used in their entirety, so read on for some… The post From root to leaf appeared first on Rocket