Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Rejuvenating Flower Containers and Pots (video)

In this video, Vesey's horticulturist - Heidi, describes how to bring your flower containers and hanging baskets that are starting to look spent and worn out, back to life.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Vegetable Gardening

Angus Mellish and Heidi Wood know how to grow vegetables. Each season at Veseys, the pair plant hundreds and hundreds of vegetable varieties in our trial gardens in York, PEI.

Angus and Heidi know what to look for when comparing a new variety to the proven performers of the past, and if a new variety impresses them enough, you just might see it in a future Veseys catalogue.

Veseys Vegetable Planting Chart

Veseys Vegetable Growing Guide
Angus and Heidi's 10 Must-Grow Vegetables For Beginners
An excellent list that will give a brand new vegetable gardener the confidence and support needed to begin a wonderful new hobby.
Angus and Heidi’s Very Favorite Varieties
The pros list their favourite varieties from the entire Veseys catalogue.
Tomato Blight - Everything You Need To Know
Angus Mellish, Veseys' Seed Manager, talks aboutTomato Blight in detail.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Growing Microgreens (video)

In this episode, our horticulturist - Heidi demonstrates growing Microgreens indoors all year! This popular mix of tender salad greens is easy to grow and our horticulturist explains all the basics.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Blueberry Recipes: Blueberry Recipe: Sophie's Blueberry and Lemon Friands (Tea Cakes)

Sophie's Blueberry and Lemon Friands (Tea Cakes)

By Sophie Sauer
Get more great recipes in our Summer Savoury Cookbook!
  • 175 g (5-3/4 oz) Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Cup Ground Almonds
  • 1 Tablespoon Grated Lemon Rind
  • 1 - 2/3 Cups Sifted Icing Sugar
  • 5 Tablespoons Sifted Flour
  • 5 Egg Whites (if using egg whites from a container, use 150 ml)
  • 200 g Blueberries (fresh or frozen)
Preheat oven to 400ºF (200ºC)

Melt butter.

Place ground almond, grated lemon rind, icing sugar and flour in a bowl and mix to combine. Add egg whites to a bowl and mix. Add melted butter and mix until combined.

Pour mixture into greased muffin tins. Sprinkle friands with blueberries. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden and springy to the touch. Makes 12-14 (depending on how full your muffin tins are).