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Growing vegetables and fruits in the home garden is rewarding, but many people are put off by the backbreaking work involved at the start of the growing season. Perennial edibles are the answer to this
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Because watercress thrives in clear, slow moving water, many gardeners refrain from planting it. The fact is that the plant is very adaptable and watercress cultivation can be attained in a number of different ways at home.
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Words: Jenny Somervell Watercress can be grown in pots, is surprisingly hardy and tolerates being frozen. 9 TIPS FOR GROWING WATERCRESS 1. Ideally watercress likes to be in a fresh running stream but that’s a big ask for most home gardens. I’ve heard it grows well under a dripping tap. I can’t see why not, provided there is free drainage (it dislikes stagnant water), and dripping taps abound in my garden, one of the many not-yet-got-around-to-it jobs. 2. Watercress can also be grown in pots…
Watercress Salad with Orange, Avocado and Turmeric Lime Dressing - A vibrant, peppery salad that is both energizing and gently cleansing utilizing fresh turmeric in the dressing.
- 1 Avocado, ripe wedges
- 2 oz Baby watercress
- 3 very thin slices Red onion- optional
- 1 tbsp Zest, orange
- 2 tsp Honey
- 2 tbsp Meyer lemon or lime juice
Baking & Spices
- 1 Pepper, Cracked
- 1/8 tsp Salt
- 1 tsp Turmeric
Oils & Vinegars
- 2 Tablesooons olive oil
- 1 Orange – zested, peeled and sliced ( or sub mandarins, blood oranges or tangelos)