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How to Grow Rhubarb

The first few sticks of rhubarb in late Spring are beautiful. Look after your plant and it will look after you with bountiful harvests throughout the summer and can be stored for use throughout winter. Very easy to grow. VARIETIES Victoria: An easy-to-grow old favourite. Ideal for beginners as it …

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How to Blanch and Freeze Peas

The harvest of the peas has began so it’s into the kitchen to blanch and freeze the pea harvest. Keep the pods and you can make Pea Pod Soup, see the video at http://seanjcameron.com/make-pea-pod-soup/ 1. Boil a saucepan of water 2. Gently place of peas into the saucepan and turn …

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Why does Rhubarb grow a flower head?

Although we use rhubarb in desserts and cordials, it is actually classed as a vegetable. Every Autumn I dispose of the compost from hanging baskets and pots over the rhubarb crown with a few handfuls of chicken manure pellets. Rhubarb is a hungry crop and needs feeding otherwise you’ll end …

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How to Freeze Rhubarb

Unless I can use the rhubarb straight from the garden, I tend to freeze it for later. It’s a simple and easy process and there are many ways to do this but here is my way

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