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Episode 146. How I grow Brussels sprouts.

Join me in episode 146 of the veg grower podcast. This week I shall be discussing how I grow brussels sprouts.

The diary.

Each week I discuss what I have done on the plots. This week includes

  • Seed organizing
  • Testing out a grow light bulb.
  • I mention a previous podcast. This can be found here.
  • The spreadsheet mentioned can be found here.

Please listen to this episode to find out more.

How I grow Brussels sprouts.

At this time of year, sprouts become very popular in the shops. However, I believe we can't beat homegrown and in this episode, I discuss how I grow them.

If you would like more information in the history of the Brussels sprouts the Wikipedia page can be found here. I also mention a news article from the BBC of which can be found here.

Love them or hate them Brussels sprouts are here. They are very hardy and grow well in the UK. I also believe they produce plenty of food from only a few plants. Give them a go and let me know what you think.

Personally, I like to steam my sprouts for 5 to 6 minutes. While the sprouts are steaming I will have a pan of sliced chorizo cooking. Once the sprouts are steamed add them to the pan and cook for 1 minute then serve. Delicious.

If you have any recipes using Brussels sprouts please get in touch with the comments below or via Email.

As always let us know any comments below.

Should anyone want to appear on a podcast then check out this blog post. I am always after interviews and happy to promote anyone who participates.

This podcast runs for just under 22 minutes and is 22mb of data.

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