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STOPPING THE ROT • When organic allotmenteers Jacci and Simon Gooding discovered their plot had developed onion white rot last summer, they set about finding a safe and natural remedy. Here, Jacci explains the results of their rot-eradicating experiment
QUESTION TIME • GOT A FRUIT OR VEG PROBLEM? ASK KG FOR HELP
RAISING THE STAKES • Why buy expensive bamboo canes that have travelled halfway around the world when you can grow your own plant supports free here in the UK? KG editor, Steve Ott, explains
Tiny veg THAT PACK A PUNCH • Microgreens are small, intensely nutritious versions of larger vegetables and are perfect to grow during the winter months, as Emma Rawlings explains
NOT JUST A KITCHEN GARDEN • Janice Hopper visited the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and was impressed with its organic kitchen garden and the projects connected with it
Great tates, great taste • This month Rob explains the difference between determinate and indeterminate varieties of potato and shares some of his favourites
Kitchen Garden Christmas GIFT GUIDE
TOP SWAP • If you’ve ever thought about setting up a seed swap in your town or city then here are some pointers from seed swap organiser, Colin Hynson
OUR PLOTTER OF THE MONTH • Last year we launched a competition to find 12 readers and their plots that would feature in Kitchen Garden magazine this year. Here’s our final winner of 2021
Prizes and Sponsors • Each of our 12 winners featured during 2021 has received the following kindly given by our sponsors.
GROWING TOMATOES FOR SHOW • In this extract from his book Big Veg, Twitter sensation Gerald Stratford shares his love of tomatoes and explains how he prepares them for the show bench
EATING YOUR GREENS COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE • This month Susie Kearley explains why eating your greens and gardening in general is so good for you
AND SO TO BED... OR MAYBE NOT • It might be winter but being out in the garden has much to offer, says Stephanie Hafferty
TEA TOTALLY… WITH HERBS • What can be more refreshing than a nice cup of tea? A herbal tea, says Emily Cupit
Eat those weeds! • Foraging and wildfood cookery expert Kathryn Clover looks at seven common garden weeds and asks us to consider them in a new light – as crops in their own right
Getting to the bare root of the matter • This month David Patch is looking at some of the advantages of bare root planting when it comes to growing fruit
GROWING THE NATURAL WAY • Becky Searle is a trained botanist and ecologist and having this knowledge led her to grow her own food organically and do her bit to help the planet. She shares her experiences on Instagram and YouTube
GROW AWAY YOUR WINTER BLUES • This month Annabelle Padwick explains why all-year-round growing can be good for both body and soul, with a particular emphasis on Brussels sprouts!
PRODUCT REVIEWS CHRISTMAS GIFTS • Here are a few festive ideas to delight your green-fingered friends and family
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