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Winter Cabbage Casserole Recipe

Winter Cabbage Casserole Recipe

Winter cabbage is a strong flavoured hardy vegetable, packed full of nutrients and vitamins. Simply leave on the plot through winter and harvest as required. You may like to see our guide on How To Grow Cabbage. Our winter cabbage casserole recipe is nutritious and warming for when the weather starts to get cold. It […]

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Cabbage Varieties

Cabbage Varieties What cabbage varieties are there, and which are the best cabbage varieties to grow? This article will look to answer both questions. There are numerous cabbage varieties and it is one of the most popular vegetables to grow at home or on the allotment. Different types of cabbage varieties are grown all over the […]

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A new Attraction

I love growing cabbage. I think it’s the satisfaction of seeing such big, strong, proud standing plants standing tall at the end of summer. I have cabbage envy at the allotment. Some of my neighbours are excellent at growing cabbages. On some plots there are rows of them, with wide green leaves – almost petal […]

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Old cabbage with a happy ending

What to do with winter cabbage that has run to seed?  This is the problem I faced last weekend. I have learned not to take cabbage home I was unsure about.  Whilst stripping the outer leaves of one cabbage in my kitchen, a shower of woodlice suddenly descended upon my kitchen worktop.  Only a quick […]

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Premature JanuaryKing2

JanuaryKing2 in all it’s prime, but unfortunately about four months early. I think this cabbage earns it’s right to be king of the allotment. It looks strong with it’s bird of prey like wingspan, it feels strong to the touch, and has an explosive crunchy punchy peppery flavour when eaten raw. Its qualities are also […]

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Chilly day at the allotment

It was freezing yesterday.  The good news is that having missed three weeks at the allotment,  with commitments one weekend and flu the other,  the cold weather has stopped all weeds growing and I found the plot exactly as I left it.  And even better,  I could get stuck in and dig up the remaining […]

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