Author: The Seed Collection Date Posted: 14 January 2019
Unfortunately Tomato harvests don’t last forever, but you can still enjoy the rewards of a tomato glut throughout the rest of the year. Preserving tomatoes is easy and fulfilling, and this article gives detailed instructions on the best ways to do it.
Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd Date Posted: 14 November 2018
Many techniques can be used to preserve your herb harvest for year-round use, but the ice cube method is perhaps the quickest & easiest. This article explains what makes it such a useful technique, which herbs it suits best, & how to do it successfully.
Author: Bill B. Date Posted: 31 January 2018
Drying chillies lets them be kept for months or even years, while also intensifying their heat and flavour as a welcome side effect. Here are three straightforward methods of doing this: air drying, oven drying, and using them to make chilli salt.
Author: Colleen Keenan Date Posted: 17 May 2016
Harvesting your herbs and preserving them for winter cooking is a great way to liven up our casseroles and roasts with the reminder of summer.
Author: Gregg Jacobson Date Posted: 5 April 2016
A guide on how bottle your own beetroot at home. It takes you through the entire process step by step in great detail. It is perfect for beginners who want to try bottling their own beetroot for the first time.
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Author: Jennifer Charlotte Date Posted: 8 March 2018
Growing your own herbs provides a happy meeting between two great pastimes of gardening and cooking. Starting a herb garden opens up a huge range of flavors beyond those you'll find on the supermarket shelves.
Author: Bill Date Posted: 7 February 2017
There comes a time in many chilli enthusiasts' lives when they decide to grow their own peppers rather than rely on the varieties available in the stores. Often, this choice is accompanied by a desire to grow the hottest, most powerful chillies possible.
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Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd Date Posted: 7 May 2021
A sturdy obelisk is a great way of supporting climbing plants, and making one is easy with our steel garden finial. This short article explains what to do.
Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd Date Posted: 1 May 2021
Late autumn is a great time to be productive in the garden. The milder weather means it's less energy-sapping to be working outdoors, while the autumn colours provide a feast for the eyes to replace the fading summer blooms.
Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd Date Posted: 28 April 2021
Biofumigation is an organic way of reducing soil-borne diseases while also improving soil quality and nutrient levels. This article explains how it works, and gives a simple seven-step guide to using the technique.
Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd Date Posted: 27 April 2021
Mustard is easy to grow, and provides both tasty leaves and fiery seeds for use in the kitchen. Here's how to turn the seed harvest into the familiar mustard table condiment, using just a few store cupboard ingredients.
Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd Date Posted: 19 April 2021
If you're keen on mustard's tangy flavour, it's easy to grow a wide range of varieties in your garden. This article explains all you need to know, whether you're growing mustard for its tasty leaves or fiery seeds.
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