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Summer cabbage growing - Summer cabbage how to grow, tips, varieties, cooking.

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

Summer cabbage…. With its peak harvest in August and September this vegetable provides an excellent source of Vitamin C leading up and through autumn. All health benefits aside summer cabbage has had its image tarnished by the soggy mush that’s served up by school and work canteens. In this guide I hope banish the soggy cabbage blues as I show you how to cook cabbage correctly, but first let’s look at how to grow summer cabbage at home.

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Spring cabbage growing - Spring cabbage how to grow, tips, varieties, cooking.

Monday, August 10th, 2009

Spring cabbage…. A hardy vegetable that’s an excellent source of Vitamin C and glutamine, an amino acid which has anti-inflammatory properties. Health benefits aside, the image of spring cabbage has been tarnished by the soggy mush served up in school and work canteens. In this guide I hope to banish the soggy cabbage blues as I show you how to cook cabbage correctly, but first let’s look at how to grow it at home.

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Kohlrabi growing - Kohlrabi how to grow, tips, varieties, cooking.

Saturday, August 1st, 2009

Kohlrabi…. high in vitamin C and K, potassium, fibre as well as the antioxidant carotenoids b-carotene and lutein. Kohlrabis flavour varies between nutty (uncooked) and broccoli with a hint of radish (cooked). If you seek unusual tastes and looks then this give this member of the cabbage family a second glance.

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GreenAcre Allotments, Ballyvorheen, Cappamore, Co. Limerick

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

GreenAcre Allotments are set in the Scenic countryside of Murroe, in the foothills of Slieve Felimn, just 20 minutes from Limerick city.

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Fingal Allotments, Naul, North County Dublin.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Fingal Allotments offer large allotments in the tranquil countryside convenient to all in North County Dublin.
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Hillside Allotments, Ballinagran, Co. Wicklow.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

Up and running since February, Hillside Allotments are  situated in Ballinagran, Co. Wicklow.

All the plots come fully prepared with water on tap and free manure.
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Navan Garden Allotments, Macetown, Navan, Co. Meath.

Monday, April 13th, 2009

This is a new allotment project situated in a secure and private location just 2 miles from Navan, Co. Meath.
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Ballygroman Farm Allotments, Co. Cork.

Monday, April 13th, 2009

Bring along the family to Ballygroman Farm Allotments in Co. Cork and see the advantages of having your own allotment.
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Castlefarm Allotments, Castlefarm, Narraghmore, Athy, Co Kildare

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

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Big Tree Allotments, Crerogue, Kilmessan, Co. Meath.

Friday, March 27th, 2009

Located in the Crerogue, Kilmessan, Co. Meath, Big Tree Allotments offer another choice for allotment seekers in Meath.
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