Root Veg

Plant Onion Sets in the Garden

Onion sets are immature onion bulbs specially grown for planting out. When planted in the soil they increase in size and form one full-sized onion, which can then be harvested. Gardeners prefer to grow sets, rather than onion seeds, because sets are:
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How to Grow Parsnips card.

How to Grow Parsnips card.

  Farming Friends & TopVeg have collaborated to create some FREE How To Grow Vegetables Cards, including this How to Grow Parsnips card. how-to-grow-parsnips If you would like a pdf of this parsnip card or any of the How to Grow
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How To Grow Onions growing card

How To Grow Onions growing card

Farming Friends & TopVeg have collaborated to create a How To Grow Onions growing card. how-to-grow-onion-card The card may be downloaded, printed off and pinned to the potting shed wall as a useful reference on how to grow onions. If
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How to grow beetroot

How to grow beetroot

Farming Friends & TopVeg have collaborated to create a *How To Grow Beetroot* growing card. Click on the image below to enlarge the picture of the card. How_To_Grow_Beetroot_Sheet The card may be downloaded, printed off and pinned to the potting
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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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How to Grow Beetroot Card

How to Grow Beetroot Card

Farming Friends & TopVeg have collaborated to create a *How To Grow Beetroot* growing card. Click on the image below to enlarge the picture of the card. How_To_Grow_Beetroot_Sheet The card may be downloaded, printed off and pinned to the potting
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The Plot Beetroot Emerging Day 14

The beetroot that was sown in the Plot 14 days ago is just emerging.  The variety sown was Bulls Blood.  The leaves of this variety are as valuable as the beet.  The leaves can be eaten in salads, and are
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TopVeg Garden this weekend

TopVeg Garden this weekend These photos are from the TopVeg garden this weekend. The beetroot that was sown 5 weeks ago has come through & is looking healthy. The leeks were sown at the same time but took a long
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Beetroot

One row of beetroot was sown in the Chef’s Plot this morning. The seeds were sown: in a shallow row 1cm deep 15cm apart The seeds were covered lightly with soil and watered in. The variety of beetroot was Bulls
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Check onions daily

The Chef is checking his onions daily to make sure that they are still in the ground.  Until the roots take hold, birds can pull them out of the ground. So in the first few weeks after planting the onions
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