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GNOME GROWN with Daucus

Here Daucus the gnome offers some top tips and little garden projects to encourage children to get into gardening

PRETTY IN PURPLE

I have grown an old French variety of snow pea this year called ‘Carouby de Maussane’. It has had something of a revival in recent times and rightly so because it is as beautiful as it is tasty. The flowers are exquisite in pale maure and de*p burgundy and as show)’ as anj- swet pea. The large flat pods are delicious and sweet enough to munch straight off the plant. One reason I grew it was because 1 didn’t want dwarf mangetout peas. 1 wanted something taller to train upwards and haw something easier to pick. I sowed the peas in April in cell trays then planted them against a wigwam of canes. They grew to about 1.5m (5ft) in height. Many seed suppliers sell this variety, including Kings Seeds and D T Brown.

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*** 5 Brand new videos inside! - for more, see here: https://www.youtube.com/kitchengardenmagazine?sub_confirmation=1 *** September is traditionally a time for harvesting summer crops of fruit and vegetables and preserving any gluts so we can enjoy them through the long winter. However, there is still plenty we can do to stretch the growing season to ensure an early and productive start next year. A cold frame is helpful to extend the growing season and in this issue Joyce Russell shows you how to make one. Soil is our most precious commodity in the garden and after a year of hard work it deserves a bit of TLC. So this month we have two features, starting on pages 42 and 73, dedicated to helping you keep your soil fighting fit. There is plenty of info on crops, too; expert grower Rob Smith has some great top tips on growing broccoli and calabrese, while this month our resident fruit expert David Patch turns his attention to figs. Finally don’t forget to enter our great fun Passionate Plotter and Wonky Veg competitions for the chance to win some super prizes!
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