Everyone loves Carrots! From a sweet crunch in salads and stir fries to being perfect for dipping in hummus, roasting and making mouth-watering Carrot cake, Carrots are a healthy and versatile veggie. It’s so rewarding to grow your own at home and autumn’s mild conditions are the perfect time to start a patch or pot of Carrots. Click here for our simple step-by-step carrot-growing guide.
Broccoli is nutritious and delicious and ideal to include in your autumn and winter veggie patch. Starting from seed allows you to grow your Broccoli plants in batches. This way you can stagger your Broccoli harvest and eat home-grown over a longer season. Click here to follow our step-by-step guide to growing your very own Broccoli.
Whether you love crisp and crunchy Snow Peas, flavoursome Sugarsnap Peas that can be eaten pod and all, or Peas that you can shell and enjoy the delicious and tender Baby Peas inside, there’s a perfect Pea for you! Peas are super easy to grow from seed. You can choose either climbing varieties that grow up a trellis or tepee, or dwarf Peas that support themselves. Autumn is the ideal time for sowing peas in most areas. Click here for our easy-to-follow guide to sowing and growing Peas.
Vibrant and nutrient-rich Beetroots are delicious roasted and added to salads, or you can make your own dips, pickles and relishes. Beetroot are quick and easy to grow from seed and home-growers have the added benefit of being able to pick tender young leaves for salads. Beetroot can be grown in a veggie patch or pots. Click here to find out how to grow Beetroot.
Baby Leaf Spinach
Baby Leaf Spinach is a super-popular salad ingredient, and is perfect for tossing into pasta and adding to quiche. Their nutty-flavoured leaves are deliciously smooth and tender, as well as being packed with vitamins and minerals. Click here and follow our easy guide to growing Baby Leaf Spinach at home during autumn.