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It is the season!

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 15/08/2019

Isn’t it amazing how time flies? Here we are in the second half of 2019, with winter nearing its end. Now is the perfect time to start thinking about spring and what you need to do to prepare your veggie garden for the new season. A good place to start would be to clear your beds, add compost and mulch and allow the soil to recuperate a bit. So the question becomes, what can we plant? Fortunately, the warmer seasons offer more possibilities! And why don’t you try varieties that you haven’t planted before? Nothing ventured, nothing gained, right? Visit…

Herbs Chives

Relevance: 18%      Posted on: 08/10/2018

Allium schoenoprasum Technically not quite a herb and more closely related to onions, leeks and garlic. For our purposes we will call it a herb, as it’s used to add flavour to a whole host of dishes from your common chip dip all the way through to omelettes and more refined fish and poultry stuffing. Constant harvesting will only improve your stand that will die down in winter and then pop back up in spring. Companion plants: Parsley, apples, carrots, tomatoes, potatoes and brinjals. Approx. 50 seeds

Herb Garlic Chives

Relevance: 18%      Posted on: 17/11/2017

Allium tuberosum It is a lovely alternative to normal chives. This is the fastest way to add some flavour to a bland dish or to spruce up a salad. The mild garlic flavour of Garlic Chives is also great in a cream cheese slathered over a few crackers. Companion plants: Parsley, apples, carrots, tomatoes, potatoes and brinjals Approx. 50 seeds