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Cover strawberries with netting to keep birds off the fruitSow seeds of the following vegetables outside now: radish, runner beans, calabrese, pak choi, mizuna, marrows, courgettes, chicory, kohl rabi, lettuce, marrows, swede, turnip, French beans and endive
's still September! We harvested the last of the chillies and pulled these final few pak choi for Sunday lunch and patted Paul on the back, marvelling at the creativity of his construction. Wonder what else we could grow in it!
they grow larger I split them in half and remove their hard black seeds. Achocha doesn't have a very distinctive flavour but does add a satisfying crunch to Thai and Chinese dishes. I cook it lightly, in the same wayI do pak choi or other oriental greens. It
-a-bit-faster and make it-to-the-end-of-the season-protection for some late sown Chinese greens and pak Chois. How did I cope before its super-light-weight protection came in to my life? The great thing is that when it is attached to the wire hoops of a pull-out tunnel
treatments just before the heat set in, would I have had an instant stir-fry on my pak-choi?
, but it still seems so to me as I haven't grown many crops in it. Last summer all I had time for was a few chillies and some pak choi - both of which were fab.Then I took a chance in the autumn with some salad leaves and parsley, in the hope that they
. The photograph featured here was taken last summer during my visit to the Mr Fothergill’s trial ground, and show mizuna, pak choi and other salad leaves.Salad leaves are some of the easiest crops to grow from seed in pots: just fill a pot with compost, sprinkle
reason than they looked nice and I hadn't grown any before. I planted the cabbages in the brassica bed along with a few pak choi, some summer cabbages and the purple sprouting broccoli and covered the lot with netting to protect them from the hungry
worthwhile. A short row of raspberries just 1.2m long has produced several pickings, used to add tasty home-grown vitamins to my morning bowl of cereal. Blackberries are now taking over, and I'd thoroughly recommend thornless varieties to give regular
to harvest in just 15 days, after the first cotyledon leaves have emerged. They may be grown all year round, have an intense flavour, and are easy to grow. 'Bright and Spicy' micro greens mix includes pak choi and red amaranth leaves.Micro greens salad