# grow it yourself

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From the Garden: How to get the most out of your leek crop
From the Garden: The debate about sustainable foods is getting louder... I've even found myself shouting at the TV recently
From the Garden: Storing, drying and stewing a large harvest of apples this season
From the Garden: Succulent and almost-meaty to eat... Claytonia is a real alternative to spinach
From the Garden: When it comes to harvesting and eating sweetcorn... timing is everything
From the Garden: Build your own insect hotel and bookings will start rolling in
From the Garden: Tomatoes are the most high-maintenance of all veg plants - but they’re worth it
From the Garden: There are very few commercial growers left but you can buy direct from some of them
From the Garden: The Hungry Gap must be filled and this kale and gnocchi broth will do the job
From the Garden: Carrots can be problematic to grow but the following tips will work
From the Garden: A little frost damage on the spuds - but not to worry they will recover
From the Garden: Learn to make nettle tea - it has a rich and earthy taste and is a super tonic
From the Garden: 'I worry about the implications of what Greta Thunberg’s saying for the cosy lives we lead'
From the Garden: Learn how to really grow parsnips, earth up spuds and make wild garlic pesto
From the Garden: How to grow broadbeans? Start by avoiding cheap compost
From the Garden: 'Growing tomatoes is a hobby that became an obsession and then spiralled out of control into a mania'
From the Garden: What is the difference between celery and celeriac?
From the Garden: 'Traditionally Irish people put their spuds in the ground on or around St Patrick’s Day'
From the garden: Grow, Cook, Eat is back on TV this month and we'll be tackling food waste
From the Garden: 'Topsy turvy doesn’t begin to describe our weather'
From the Garden: Learn how to grow peas in an old gutter pipe and to make a delicious gnocchi
From the Garden: Celeriac is fabulously durable, and is useful for all sorts of recipes
From the Garden: Cleaning the house and garden are not chores - but the route to enlightenment
From the Garden: The spirit of meitheal lives on as the neighbours come to lend a hand
From the Garden: One vegetable is essential to the Irish diet - so why not learn to grow it?
From the Garden: It's time to reflect on all the food we are importing that could be grown here
From the Garden: How to make your own compost - you can learn from my mistakes
From the Garden: Midwinter is the time to grow veg in containers and to make root veg pie
From the Garden: Reflecting on the year - it all went great except for the aubergines!
From the Garden: Supermarkets selling below cost veg is hurting farmers and it is bad for us all
From the Garden: Every cloud has a silver lining and bogland proved useful this summer
From the Garden: Leeks don't get the recognition they deserve
From the Garden: Artichokes have an unfortunate nickname but don't let that turn you off
A Dublin dad was growing 'hipster' veg in his garden back in 1955
From the Garden: Your green tomatoes are unlikely to ripen now - so use them up in chutney
From the garden: 'Do not 'Irish mammy' the sprouts by boiling the divil out of them for 20 minutes'
From the garden: 'When buying veg, always seek out Irish vegetables and try to avoid price promotions'
From the garden: How to make your own tangy kimchi at home
From the garden: 'It's ridiculous we spend money on vitamin C when blackberries rot in ditches all over Ireland'
From the garden: How to make your own tomato ketchup from scratch