Category: How To

How to grow Chicory

Chicory Chicory is not fussy about soil type. However it does require a sunny spot. Dig the soil in autumn or winter and incorporate compost if the soil

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How to grow Lettuce

Lettuce The soil for planting needs to be neutral – alkaline, have adequate organic matter and to be kept moist throughout the life of the crop. Choose a

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How to grow Swede

Sweede Sowing Seed Swedes are brassicas and like other members of the family they need firm, non-acid soil, which has reasonable drainage. Pick a sunny spot and dig

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How to grow Beetroot

Beetroot Choose a sunny spot. Dig in autumn or early winter. Add well-rotted compost if humus content is low. Lime if the soil is acidic. In spring prepare

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How to grow Parsnips

Parsnips If you want to grow long and tapering parsnips you will need a deep, stone free soil, which has been well manured for a previous crop. Any

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