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Welcome
This is a time of plenty on the veg patch as we get to harvest crops we have been carefully nurturing all year. It can also be a time of over-abundance as those tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers just keep on giving. But you can never have too much of a
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What’s New?
Coventry-based horticultural charity Garden Organic won a gold medal for its Small Spaces, Big Ideas Garden at the Gardeners’ World Live show at the NEC. This petite garden demonstrated how a productive and beautiful organic and biodiverse garden can
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Available in two colours and three sizes, Niwaki’s new Metal Tool Boxes are stylish enough to keep in the house – though more than tough enough for life in the shed! With its smooth ergonomics, lockable clasp-catch and domed roof for extra capacity,
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Store Cupboard Inspiration
No matter how well we plan, having more produce than we can use at any one time is a common problem. But with prices rising ever higher, wasting food simply isn’t an option and we need to look at ways to convert gluts into storable ingredients or int
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Grow With Belle
GROW VEG IN A CONTAINER OUR SERIES FOR YOUNG GROWERS Would you like to have space to grow your own food? A large container is a great option to start! Whether you have a small balcony or large garden space, a pot or window box is perfect for learning
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Hot Crops FOR Cool Weather
The little red rooted radishes that give a hot flavour to our salads are well known, but there are also some pungent winter radishes which are a great crop for later in the season and into the winter. They can be sown now for producing roots that are
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Product Reviews Edging Shears
These Kew Gardens Collection edging shears come with carbon steel blades, 19cm (7½in) in length, light aluminium handles and non-slip grips. Its overall length is 94cm (37in). www.spear-and-jackson.com TEL: Go online for store locator PRODUCT CODE: 4
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Have Your Say
I was just wondering if you could mention my little boy in your magazine. His name is Oscar and he’s three. Last week he was diagnosed with leukaemia and it has turned our world upside down. He has such a love for the outdoors and he absolutely loves
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Born To Be Wild
Encouraging young children to love wildlife is not difficult. When my son was about three years old, I found a box of snails stashed underneath his bed. The slimy creatures had already started their daring escape across the wooden floorboards when th
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Question Time
I was wondering if you had any advice about my ‘Red Haven’ peach tree. It‘s very badly affected by peach leaf curl. Lindy Robertson, Banffshire EMMA SAYS: Yes, your tree is badly affected. Luckily, it is rarely fatal, although it does weaken the tree
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Organic September
Organic September is a month-long campaign to raise awareness of the many benefits of organic food and farming. Many readers of Kitchen Garden magazine already recognise the great benefits that growing organically and adopting a greener lifestyle can
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Help Your Crops To Help Themselves
Some diseases are simple to deal with but others, such as blight, can destroy an entire crop if you don’t act quickly. Fortunately, the four you are most likely to encounter in the garden are easy to spot and there are prevention and mitigation strat
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Under Cover
After the warmer months you may find water butts running low or empty. How often did they dry up and could you do with installing more? Rainwater is naturally best for your plants and a greenhouse roof is the obvious place to install the means to col
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Giveaways Worth Over £856
Three lucky readers are set to win a bundle of cutting-edge weeding tools from Burgon & Ball. The ultra-tough Razor Hoe (RRP £22.99) is drawn towards the gardener, chopping through weeds and cultivating the soil as it goes. It is forged from high-car
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Make A Simple Compost Bin
A compost bin is an essential part of any garden and there’s a real delight in turning organic waste into a perfect food for your plants. You can buy a pre-made bin, but it really is quite simple to make one yourself and you can add in extra features
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ROB’S PLOT Bring On Autumn
We’ll hopefully have a few more weeks of decent weather which will allow us to sow quick crops such as radish, but there’s a distinct autumnal feeling to what’s going on now. Once the foliage starts to yellow on maincrop potato plants, it’s time to g
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Want To Be Our Kg Plotter Of The Month?
All readers who are picked to be our Plotter of the Month will receive a great bundle of prizes from our sponsors including Two Wests and Elliott, BASF (Nemasys) and Town & Country. To enter simply fill in a questionnaire and send us 10 pictures of y
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All Abuzz About Chelsea
Visiting Chelsea Flower Show 2022, which returned to its usual May slot, I was delighted to discover that sustainability and well-being were at the heart of many of the show gardens and other exhibits at this iconic celebration of horticulture. The s
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Next Month
NEXT ISSUE ON SALE AUGUST 25 MEET AN EXHIBITOR WHO JUST LOVES HIS CHRYSANTHEMUMS PLANNING AHEAD FOR TASTY WINTER PLOT FILLERS IN 2023 LOW-COST IDEAS FOR SUPER SIMPLE CROP PROTECTION DISCOVER THE DELIGHTS OF THE RHS WORLD FOOD GARDEN FILL YOUR LARDER
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ON THE PLOT WITH THE 3 Mudketeers
“When you increase the number of gardens, you increase the number of heavens too!” – (Mehmet Murat ildan, Turkish author) “Have you viewed us on YouTube yet?” Steve has been trying a red oakleaf type lettuce (well, triple oakleaf apparently) this yea
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Protect Yout Garden From Weeds And Pests
I discovered my love of gardening when I got my first allotment plot at 11 years old in the Rhondda Valley, south Wales. I’m still based in that same allotment to this day, and it’s where I learned everything I know about organic gardening. I’ve gain
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CROPS TO COUNTER disease
It’s that time of year when vegetable diseases tend to be more prevalent. There are many reasons for this. Sometimes the plants are running out of steam and become more susceptible to disease. The warmer, humid conditions in summer benefit certain di
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ORANGES AND LEMONS In The Heart Of Oxfordshire
Step into the glorious gardens of Buscot Park in Oxfordshire, and you’ll find strange and unusual vegetables growing among the flowers in the walled gardens. There’s an incredible arrangement of ornamental gourds and squashes, including star, diamond
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Simple Seed Saving
There are plenty of good reasons to give seed saving a try. For many, taking control of the seed production process is a satisfying step further towards self-sufficiency, reducing the amount of items you need to buy or bring into your garden. It is a
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Extending The Season With Onions
Bulb onions are just one member of the large allium family and they have been grown in gardens as a food source for centuries. They form part of our staple diet and can be used in so many ways in the kitchen all year round. It’s thought onions derive
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Our Plotter Of The Month
This month we meet Robin and Chris Hill who are kept busy with two allotments, plus more vegetables grown at home. Do you have an allotment or veg patch in your garden? I have two allotments. Originally, I took on one allotment but found the allotmen
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Worth Over £339!
This useful rack, designed and manufactured by Two Wests & Elliott in their Derbyshire workshop, is the perfect way to make the most of any compact space – whether it’s in a greenhouse, shed, spare room or outdoors! The Economy rack comes with nine f
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