Category Archives: Grow

How to Grow Peas

Sweet, tender, sun-warmed peas podded and eaten straight from the vine are one of the great delights of home gardening.  I suspect very few home-grown peas make it into the cooking pot, or indeed, into the house. Peas are easy … Continue reading

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Lime Delicious Pudding

One of the charms — and challenges — of life as a kitchen gardener is its immediacy. If your hens are laying enthusiastically or you have a tree laden with rapidly ripening fruit,  then you need to find uses for … Continue reading

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Interview with a Rooftop Kitchen Gardener

Andrew Marsh’s 1898 bluestone villa in Adelaide’s eastern suburbs has a rather wonderful secret. Around the back, past the immense golden elm but before you reach the swimming pool, you’ll see a ladder leading up into the eaves. If you … Continue reading


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