Garlic Chives

Very few vegetables can lay claim to having three proper uses in the kitchen but the garlic chive is one of the most versatile herbs/vegetables you can grow. Garlic chive flowers are utterly irresistible to bees and other insects and your plants will be absolutely buzzing from August to September. Garlic chives originally from China…

Chop Suey Greens / Shungiku

If you are a keen gardener you are likely to come across James Wong. James is famous (notorious?) for introducing unusual vegetables to British gardens and kitchens. One of the plants he recommends is Shungiku, a tall and if you let it flower, quite a cheery Chrysanthemum.