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

What Is A Courgette?

“What, exactly, IS a courgette? Sounds like some type of squash. Must be a British thing,”asked Boggywoggy. A courgette is; A small squash or marrow. The fruit from the plant. Also known as a zucchini. Yellow, green or light green in colour depending on the variety. Known scientifically as the cucurbita pepo. Often shaped like … Read more

Courgette and Green Tomato Chutney

Back in early September 2005 I decided to use up some of the courgette and green tomatoes which kept growing in my veg garden by making courgette and green tomato chutney. I had never made chutney before but I thought I would give it a go. I am pleased to say that this chutney is … Read more

Courgette Harvested

Last night Steve harvested my first courgette from the flood damaged courgette plants that managed to survive a week under water. We only used half of this beauty which we just boiled and served with mince, new potatoes and cabbage. I will consult my courgette recipe list for more ideas on what to do with … Read more