Vegetables

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.


Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 26 March 2021

Kale is nutritious, versatile and easy to grow. What's more, homegrown offers vastly better taste and texture than the coarse, bitter leaves too often found in stores. This article gives a guide to growing, harvesting, and using kale to enjoy it.


Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 28 December 2020

Scarlet runner beans are ornamental, productive, and delicious. What's not to like? Here's what you need to know to grow them at home.


Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 24 November 2020

Given the right conditions, eggplant will reward a patient gardener with a bountiful harvest of delicious fruits. This article explains the best routes to success.


Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 13 October 2020

Beans are easy to grow and produce a generous harvest for the little effort they take. This article explains everything you need to know to start growing this most popular of homegrown vegetables.


Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 27 September 2020

If you're looking for a plant that's easy to grow and provides plenty for the table, zucchini is hard to beat. This article describes everything you need to know about this productive mainstay of the home veggie patch.


Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 16 September 2020

The plant Cichorium intybus can be grown for its edible root or its bitter chicory leaves, but it's perhaps most common in the form of pale witloof hearts. Achieving tender witloof requires a specific growing process.


Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 20 August 2020

Beetroot is far more versatile than its typical appearance atop a burger suggests. It's quick and easy to grow, and almost the entire plant is deliciously edible. Here's what you need to know to grow and use this often-underrated vegetable.


Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 10 August 2020

Homegrown peas can be the star of a veggie patch, with an unmatched sweetness you'll never find in store-bought specimens. This article describes how to grow this kitchen staple, so you can enjoy peas as they're truly meant to taste.


Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 16 July 2020

Broad beans are easy to grow, nutritious, and taste much better freshly picked than bought from the store. This article covers all you need to know to make them the new star of your veggie patch.

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Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 4 July 2020

Radishes bring a delicious peppery crunch to your kitchen after only a few weeks in the ground. And while they're easy to grow once you get the hang of them, there are several common problems you need to avoid, as this article explains.


Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd | Nat Buttenshaw   Date Posted: 30 June 2020

The Allium family encompasses all of these wonderful vegetables; garlic, onions, leeks, chives, shallots, spring onions, bunching onions and bulb producing onions. With so many varieties to choose from how do you know which one you want to grow?


Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 2 November 2019

One of the common problems home gardeners face when growing tomatoes is when seedlings become “leggy,” or too tall and spindly for perfect health. The article explains why this happens and offers an easy way to save your affected seedlings.


Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 1 November 2019

Even experienced gardeners can find their tomato plants suffering from diseases, pests, and other problems. Luckily, most issues can be dealt with once they're recognised, & this article gives advice for the 16 most common problems you might come across.


Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 6 August 2019

Many gardeners are disappointed when their cabbages fail to develop strong, compact heads. This article gives ten common reasons for heads failing to form, along with tips for overcoming them.


Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 19 July 2019

Most gardeners sow chilli seeds each year, and grow plants as annuals. However, in their natural setting, most chillies are perennials, returning year after year. This article explains how to keep your plants alive over winter.


Author: Jennifer Charlotte   Date Posted: 30 November 2018

Is pruning tomato plants really necessary? Pruning certainly has its benefits, but also its fair share of drawbacks. This article sets out what you need to know to make your decision.


Author: Jennifer Charlotte   Date Posted: 5 October 2018

It may be great fun to experiment with growing unusual crop varieties, but if your harvest is a disappointment it can quickly make gardening a chore rather than a pleasure. This article describes ten productive plants all veggie growers should consider.


Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 24 September 2018

Not all veggies need hand-holding and constant encouragement. This article explains how to use low-maintenance plant varieties and techniques to fit vegetable growing into a busy schedule.


Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 11 September 2018

A veggie patch isn't complete without a row or two of carrots. However, many gardeners give them a try and are disappointed by a harvest of twisted bitter roots. But there's no need to be discouraged. With a little care, carrots are simple to grow.



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