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Growing Swiss Chard – How To Grow Swiss Chard

What a pleasure growing Swiss Chard is! A veritable nutritional powerhouse full of Vitamins, Minerals and Fibre but with negligible calories and lots of lovely ways to serve it raw or cooked. At the same time, my personal favourites, the colourful varietals, such as ‘Neon Lights’, live up to their alternative name of ‘Rainbow Chard’ …

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Growing Butter Beans vs Lima Beans

People ask about growing butter beans vs lima beans, but scientifically they are one and the same, although they come in two different sizes and colours. The two different gene pools were originally ‘domesticated’ into important crops in ancient Peru and Mesoamerica but their popularity diminished until more recent times when they became and still …

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Growing Artichokes – 3 Different Types of Artichokes

Until relatively recently, it seemed the only time one saw artichokes were; the Globe variety on a market stall in the South of France, the Jerusalem variety in American history books, where it is recorded as an important food source for Native Americans, or the Chinese variety on takeaway menus. The three are very different; …

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