Topveg Visits Farming Friends

Topveg giftTowards the end of October, Sally from Topveg visited the farmingfriends farm. As some of you will already know Topveg and I have been in collaboration, making Vegetable and Herb growing cards. We got together in let October to organise putting together a Growing Cards book, so watch this space for news about this … Read more

Steamed Vegetables – A Reader’s Recipe

I like to steam all my veggies in the microwave as they keep all their flavours better.Here’s a mixture I do in the microwave. Steam a few new potatoes (10mins), some courgettes (3mins), some sugarsnaps (2mins). Then saute some leeks and red/green/yellow and red peppers in butter in a pan. Add the potatoes, courgettes and … Read more

Gardening Gift Ideas

It was my dad’s birthday today (Sunday) and he was thrilled to receive his gardening gift. A few months ago, I decided that I would give my dad some vegetable plants that I had grown from seed myself. Although this gift doesn’t cost alot in terms of money, the time and effort spent preparing the … Read more

How To Grow Runner Beans Instructions

The TopVeg website always provide me with excellent seed sowing information. Farming Friends & TopVeg have now collaborated to create a How To Grow Runner Beans growing card. Click on the image to enlarge and if you wish to print off this growing card, right click on the enlarged image and then click print picture to print out a copy. If you … Read more

How To Grow Courgettes Instructions

Courgettes are always a great success in my vegetable garden The TopVeg website always provide me with excellent seed sowing information.  Farming Friends & TopVeg have now collaborated to create a How To Grow Courgettes growing card. Click on the image to enlarge and if you wish to print off this growing card, right click on the enlarged image and then click print … Read more

How To Grow Onions Instructions

I planted some red onion sets a few weeks ago and the shoots have just started to appear. The TopVeg website was able to provide me with excellent onion planting information. Farming Friends & TopVeg have now collaborated to create a How To Grow Onions growing card. Click on the image to enlarge and if you wish to print off this growing … Read more

How To Grow Tomatoes Instructions

Last week I planted some tomato seeds. The TopVeg website was able to provide me with excellent seed sowing information.  Farming Friends & TopVeg have now collaborated to create a How To Grow Tomatoes growing card. How To Grow TomatoesClick on the image to enlarge and if you wish to print off this growing card, right click on the enlarged image and … Read more

Radish Harvest

I have harvested my first radish this week and I have to say that it was delicious. Thanks to the excellent growing advice from Topveg I have now been growing radish for the last two years successfully. Farming Friends & TopVeg have collaborated to create a How To Grow Summer Radish growing card. How To … Read more