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How to Make Beet Sugar

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 28/04/2019

How to Make Beet Sugar

Sugar beets were originally grown to feed livestock and not really fit for human consumption. But you can make your own sugar from them. What is more, use the leftover meat of the beet as a hot or cold mash for your livestock. Waste not, want not! Beet sugar is easy to make, it doesn’t take a long time and you don’t need any special equipment. 1. Scrub your beets to get all dirt and debris off of them. 2. Thinly slice, dice or shred the beets and place them in a pot. 3. Add just enough water to cover…

Asparagus Mary Washington

Relevance: 65%      Posted on: 29/10/2017

Asparagus Mary Washington

Asparagus officinalis Every year, asparagus will be the first spring harvest out of your garden. An asparagus planting is an investment, as much as it is a pleasure. Mary Washington is one of the old standard asparagus varieties and is a consistent performer year after year. It is a well-known variety that has a host of admirers and dedicated growers. Approx 25 seeds

Squash Green Hubbard

Relevance: 45%      Posted on: 17/11/2017

Squash Green Hubbard

(Cucurbita maxima) Heirloom. Said to be the original Hubbard from which all other Hubbard’s have been selected. It should not be confused with the Green Warted Hubbard which was introduced 50 years later. This Hubbard is a staple in many households, and with is sweet flesh, and fine grain it really is one of the best varieties out there. Unfortunately the few offered in stored a hybrid variety designed to produce the maximum number of fruits, and has not capturer the true essence of the original Green Hubbard. The Hubbard is a very good keeper and can be stored for…

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It is the season!

Relevance: 26%      Posted on: 15/08/2019

It is the season!

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…

Long Anglais

Relevance: 12%      Posted on: 30/07/2020

Long Anglais

Cucumis sativus An old English cucumber variety from France that is suited to trellising and vertical growing. Produces dark green fruits of up to 30cm in length. The skin is mild, non-bitter and tender. An fantastic slicing cucumber, suitable for use in salads, sandwiches and as a garnish. These delicious cucumbers are ready to harvest 50-70 days from transplant. Standard packet consists of approx 15 seeds

Okra Perkins Long Pod

Relevance: 12%      Posted on: 01/04/2018

Okra Perkins Long Pod

Abelmoschus esculentus Stunning chest high bushes packed full of extra long podded okra. These succulent tasty okras are a sure winner in your kitchen. This is one of the most requested okra varieties. Approx. 30 seeds

Chilli Monrovia Long

Relevance: 12%      Posted on: 24/04/2018

Chilli Monrovia Long

Capsicum frutescens Stunning well flavoured chilli’s from Liberia. It is another great addition to our African collection my Al, our African explorer. The pods are a bit late in ripening so they will need to be started quite early in spring in the cooler regions of the country. Where these chilli detracts with a long growing season, it more than makes up for with a great flavour and a nice ‘well rounded’ burn. Approx. 25 seeds

Cucumber Suyo Long

Relevance: 12%      Posted on: 27/09/2018

Cucumber Suyo Long

Cucumis sativus An Asian Heirloom of long, mild, crisp and sweet burpless cucumbers. The fruits are dark green and ribbed. Ready to harvest in 65 days where it can grow up to 45 cms in length. The skin of the young cucumbers have small soft spikes that are easily removed with a gentle rub. These cucumbers can grow twisty and curvy if they are not trellised. Approx. 10 seeds

Bush Bean Long Tom

Relevance: 12%      Posted on: 13/11/2018

Bush Bean Long Tom

Phaseolus vulgaris Long Tom is an exceptional producer of fine stringless green beans. Long Tom was a market leader bush bean variety for many years. This variety is unique in the fact that it was originally collected in Kenya. The USDA introduced it to the gardening world. Highly sought after in the African Islands. Approx. 25 seeds

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