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The lost plot: Grow your own herbs

My mother’s repertoire of herbs consisted of mint and parsley,...

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The lost plot: Growing carrots

Once you’ve tasted your own home grown fresh, juicy carrots...

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The lost plot: Winter planting

Mid-winter is a time to take stock in the vegetable...

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The lost plot: How to grow garlic

Traditionally, garlic is planted in June on the shortest day...

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The lost plot: How to grow raspberries

It used to be thought that raspberries wouldn’t grow north...

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The lost plot: How to grow leeks

A vegetable that used to be served cooked to a...

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The lost plot: Growing asparagus

Nothing tastes as delicious as asparagus picked straight from the...

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The lost plot: Planting winter veges

As the year starts to move towards autumn, it’s time...

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The lost plot: Growing beans over summer

Beans are a crop that prefers the warmer parts of...

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The lost plot: Growing gem squash

Gem squash is a crop not as well known in...

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Get gardening, kids then take it to the...

What do we consider ‘life skills’ these days? Is it...

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The lost plot: How to grow kumara

Although there’s a certain mystique around growing kumara, my father...

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Edible garden: Growing beetroot

Beetroot is a member of the spinach family. Young leaves...

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Edible garden: Growing carrots

Carrots are legendary for being a rich source of vitamin...

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How to grow radishes

Sow this crunchy cool-season, fast-maturing, easy-to-grow vegetable in May. They may...

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The ethical cook: Growing your own

Tips for getting you started on your own vegetable patch.You...

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Beat those bugs

To enjoy plentiful fruits (and vegetables) from the garden, it's...

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Save those seeds

The more seeds you save now, the less money you'll...

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