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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Beetroots…round, cylindrical or tapered swollen roots that are way more versatile than many give them credit for. Fairly pest free, they are also a good crop for the organic gardener. Find out for yourself as we detail amongst other things the varieties suitable to grow in Ireland, and how to plant or sow them.
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.
Bring along the family to Ballygroman Farm Allotments in Co. Cork and see the advantages of having your own allotment.
Located on a farm just three miles from County Meath near Loughcrew Cairns and Forest, is the Grow Your Own allotments site.