Brassicas

How to Cook Spinach with Pine Nuts

This recipe tells you how to cook spinach with pine nuts. It only takes 10 minutes and serves 8 people. Method: toast 4 tablespoons pine nuts in a dry frying pan until golden brown toss the pine nuts in 1/2
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Sprout Supper

Here is a recipe using Brussels sprouts which is ideal for a winter lunch or supper. Ingredients for 2 people: 14 cleaned Brussels sprouts medium onion peeled & chopped 4 rashers of bacon chopped rapeseed oil for frying black pepper
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Black Sooty Mould on Sprouts

Black sooty moulds are a problem disease on Brussels Sprouts.   The black sooty mould can be sticky and is the result of a whitefly attack. Cabbage whitefly overwinters on brussel sprouts as adult insects. Adult whitefly and their nymphs
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Cabbage Whitefly

Cabbage whitefly (Latin name – Aleyrodes proletella) is a nuisance when it attacks brassicas in the vegetable garden, particularly Brussels sprouts. But cabbage whitefly can be a problem on all leafy brassicas, including cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, Calibres, Brussels sprouts and
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Split Cabbage

Two of our 30 Elisa F1 cabbage have finally split. The cabbage have been ready for several weeks, with hard, compact, round shiny heads. Most F1s, including Elisa cabbage, have good standing – which means they stay in this firm
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Grow your own gardening calendar

Grow your own gardening calendar Whether you’re looking to spruce up your garden or aiming to make the most of your outdoor space, award-winning seed supplier Dobies of Devon (affiliate link).has produced this handy grow your own gardening calendar so
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