Using your produce

From Plot to Plate we give hints and tips of using your home grown fruit and vegetables.

Making the most of your produce

06 April 2011
The greenhouse is the perfect place to grow a variety of fruit. In fact some fruit such as greenhouse grapes will positively thrive in the warmer environment under glass that mimics the Mediterranean...
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07 April 2011
Don’t confuse courgettes with those mushy vegetables you were fed at school. Young, tender fruits of these delicious vegetables can be eaten raw, grated into Rosti, baked and stuffed, fried in herbs,...
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Seasonal recipes

20 January 2010
There’s something very satisfying about using your homegrown produce to feed your family. When you grow something to eat you are aware of the time, effort, energy and even the money that has been...
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articles

What can I do to get my children interested in gardening...

Some children have a natural affinity for plants and gardens and...

23 August 2011

How do I compost grass clippings...

When the summer grass is growing strongly it needs mowing once or...

23 August 2011

What is a green manure...

A green manure is a type of crop that you grow en masse on bare patches...

10 August 2011