the kitchen garden

Growing your own food is one of the most rewarding things you can do. The taste and quality of your own produce will keep you growing year after year and a few helpful tips will ensure you get the best from your plot Choosing a sunny area close to a water supply and away from the wind is a good place to start Soil preparation is a must to guarantee continuous good crops year in year out. Well rotted manure and a good covering of mushroom compost will feed the soil and keep the weeds at bay Choosing disease resistant varietys will reduce risks of pests and staggering your crops through the year are all important things to consider.