Exciting Vegetables

Exciting and informative stories all about vegetables.

Our current exciting vegetable story

The Legendary Garlic

The Legendary Garlic

The Legendary Garlic has a long history going back to 3000BC. There are more than 400 varieties of Garlic that add flavouring and texture to any meal. And Garlic is so easy to grow! Give it a go!

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Our current captivating garden story

Common weeds: the common daisy.

Pesky weeds are a problem; identify the weed and rid yourself of them

Weeds, weeds, and more weeds, they grow at a brisk rate spreading through the garden unabated.

These plants are a problem in the garden for ornamental and native plants and can be labour intensive to rid your garden of them.

Find out how to rid your garden of these unwanted invaders.

Click here to find out a lot more on pesky weeds.

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More exciting vegetable stories

The Legendary Garlic

The Legendary Garlic
Printanor Garlic is one of New Zealand’s main Garlic varieties.

The Legendary Garlic has a long history going back to 3000BC. There are more than 400 varieties of Garlic that add flavouring and texture to any meal. And Garlic is so easy to grow! Give it a go!

Read the full story on The Legendary Garlic, click here

Beautiful amazing Beetroot

Beautiful amazing Beetroot
A beautiful amazing display of Beetroot

The beautiful amazing Beetroot is an easy to grow vegetable in any soil, Great for new gardeners and kids alike and has excellent health benefits.

To find out more on the health benefits, click here.

Cauliflower

Cauliflower – a good source of vitamin C.

Cauliflower is a good source of Vitamin C.

Find out about growing it sowing it, transplanting it, harvesting it, storing it and the goodness of Cauliflower.

Cauliflower was our vegetable of the month in April 2020 due to the price it reached during COVID19.

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Chinese Cabbage – Tatsoi

A rosette shaped Chinese Tatsoi
The Chinese Cabbage Tatsoi is a green leafy vegetable that is ground-hugging and is good in stir fry, soups or a salad as a green leaf variation.

The Learner Gardener had never before planted the Chinese Garage – Tatsoi. A versatile cabbage that can be used in soups, stir-fry and in salads.

Read about our growing experience.

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Garlic

A Garlic bulb
Garlic is so-good in so many ways.

Garlic is so-good for people and it is easy to grow at the right time of year.

Garlic has so many potential health benefits.

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