From Pot to Plate
Lemons
Lemons
"There is nothing like a gin and tonic flavoured with a lemon that you grew yourself. I promise you, it really does taste better!"
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Carrots
Carrots
"Root vegetables like carrots are worth growing for aesthetic reasons: the bright green, frothy foliage of a carrot is a great foil for the dramatic, deep red of beetroot leaves."
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Cucumbers
Cucumbers
"Given a warm spot and sturdy support from pea sticks or trellis, cucumbers will grow very happily in a pot."
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Globe Artichokes
Globe Artichokes
"Globe artichokes arguably deserve their place in the container garden for their sheer beauty and architectural presence alone."
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Blueberries
Blueberries
"These acid-loving plants struggle on our clay soil at Great Dixter. So by growing them in a pot I am able to control their environment and give them exactly what they need."
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Tomatoes
Tomatoes
"To grow good tomatoes, sow the seed in early spring. Plant out into a large pot - around 45 cm/18 inches in diameter - and insert a strong stake at the back for support."
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From Pot to Plate

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