Tag: edible gardens

Vegetables for Chickens – What to Grow

Vegetables for Chickens – what can you grow for them to enjoy?
Gardens and allotments are the home to a great many chickens and they will certainly enjoy and benefit from having vegetables added to their menu.
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Autumn Garlic

Planting autumn garlic will provide you with an early crop next year. A member of the onion family garlic, is a staple of the Mediterranean and Asian diets and many consider it to be a super food. Full of vitamins and minerals, garlic is a powerful natural antibiotic and is thought to protect against colds and flus. Of course it also wards off vampires and Scottish midges!

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Recipes for a Cucumber Glut

Judging from customer feedback and the fact that my own plants are groaning under the weight of fruit, this seems to be the year of the cucumber glut. One of the healthiest of foods this low calorie food is packed with vitamins and is high in antioxidants. Being made from 95% water cucumbers are also a great hydrator on a hot day. Hence “She’s/He’s as cool as a cucumber.”

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Home-grown Herbal Tea

A mug of builder’s tea may be a traditional kick start to the day but more of us than ever are now drinking herbal tea. And what can better than growing and then making your own?

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Aubergine Meatball

Aubergine Meatball well deserves its place on the cover of our latest catalogue. Our Love the Taste catalogue, featuring a wonderful range of tasty fruit and vegetable plants, should have been delivered by now but if yours hasn’t arrived please request a free copy here.

So, what’s so special about Aubergine Meatball?

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