How to Grow Elephant Garlic

Despite their name, elephant garlic isn’t actually a member of the garlic family at all; in fact, they’re actually more closely-related to leeks than they are to your standard culinary garlic. However don’t let this put you off; with their giant bulbs, offering individual cloves up to 5cm across, filled with subtle garlic flavours, elephant … Read more

10 Ornamental Vegetables That Look as Good as They Taste

Most gardeners view vegetables and flowers as two clearly-defined groups of plants. Vegetables go in the vegetable patch, well out of sight of your house. The flowers go in the main garden, where their colourful blooms can be admired by everyone. But not all vegetables lack aesthetic appeal. When you choose the right varieties, it’s … Read more

How to Grow Capsicums

Capsicums are one of my very favourite vegetables to grow. The plants themselves are quite attractive, but this is multiplied many times when the fruits themselves start to form. Whats more, not all capsicums look just like the standard “bell peppers” that are typically available from shops; you’ll find there are a whole range of … Read more