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A vegetable often associated with haute cuisine, the globe artichoke has now lost much of its popularity. It is a difficult vegetable to cook properly and is fiddly and fairly unrewarding to eat. In the garden, where it makes an attractive display whether or not it is valued as a vegetable, it requires a rich, light soil and a attentive watering and feeding.(continued...)

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(Grow Your Own...) Artichokes - MAR 2011
(Grow Your Own...) Asparagus - NOV 2009
Beat Those Weeds - MAY 2007
(Grow Your Own...) Beetroot - DEC 2010
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(Grow Your Own...) Broad Beans - JAN 2011
(Grow Your Own...) Brussels Sprouts - AUG 2010
(Grow Your Own...) Carrots - APR 2010
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Companion Planting - OCT 2008
Compost Heap
Condition Your Soil With Green Manure - JUL 2007
Container Gardening - FEB 2007
Crop Rotation - OCT 2007
Cucumber Conundrums - SEP 2008
(Grow Your Own...) Outdoor Cucumbers - MAR 2010
Damping off disease
Dig Your Garden - JAN 2008
Diseases In The Vegetable Patch - SEP 2007
Encourage Wildlife Into Your Garden
Flower Leaf Pests - OCT 2009
Fruit Trees - JAN 2007
Garlic Aphid Control Spray
Get The Most From Your Bulbs - DEC 2009
Good Gardeners Know Their Soil! - JUN 2007
Good Weeds - NOV 2007
Hedges - MAR 2008
Build a Hotbed
(Grow Your Own...) Leeks - JUL 2010
Making The Most of Growing Space - MAY 2008
Miniature Trees - AUG 2008
Mulching - APR 2007
Natural Organic Fertilizers - JUN 2009
(Grow Your Own...) Onions - NOV 2010
Organic Feed
Organic Gardening Tips
(Grow Your Own...) Parsnips - MAY 2010
(Grow Your Own...) Peas - JUN 2010
Pinching Out
Planning Your Veg Garden - NOV 2008
Planting Trees - FEB 2008
Pruning - JUN 2008
(Grow Your Own...) Rhubarb - FEB 2010
Rose Leaf Problems - JAN 2010
Sherlock In The Garden - MAY 2009
Slimy Pests in Your Garden - MAR 2007
Soil Ph - DEC 2007
Sowing and Thinning - APR 2009
Sowing Seeds - JAN 2009
Sprouting Seeds - DEC 2008
Storage Clamp
(Grow Your Own...) Swedes - FEB 2011
(Grow Your Own...) Sweetcorn - OCT 2010
Taking Cuttings - APR 2008
(Grow Your Own...) Outdoor Tomatoes - SEP 2010
Tomato Growing Pains - AUG 2009
Trouble with Seedlings - JUL 2009
Vegetable Pests In Your Garden - AUG 2007
Watering Well - MAR 2009
Worms - FEB 2009