Hello everyone, this is my short blog and top tips on how to get kids involved in the garden by growing some quick, easy and cheap fruit and veg plants!

Getting kids attention for longer than 5 minutes in the garden can be tricky, but if you can get them interested it c...

An under-used wonder vegetable! Not only is beetroot versatile, super good for you and easy to cook, it also looks and tastes incredible...

Grate raw into salads for added crunch and vibrant colour OR chop into small chunks boil until soft (12mins) and add to a warm sa...

These full flavoured bright orange berries come wrapped in their own paper lantern, making them extremely decorative as well as tremendously tasty. Personally we think they are a great addition to a cheese board, fruit bowl or lunch box. They are exceptionally good for...

We grow over 15 different variety's all with their own unique flavour and texture! Don't just use butternut squash, there is a huge array of squash, pumpkin and courgettes to be tasted!

For example crown prince (pictured) makes an amazing naturally buttery flavoured ma...

A great healthy addition to any meal!

We sell baby leaves as well as full sized. Baby leaves make a great addition to any salad add whole or slice up, be sure to toss with flavoured oil and flavoured vinegar such as white wine vinegar for maximum taste....

We successfully grow both purple and green/white kohlrabi in the field, and have taken a liking to this oddly shaped vegetable! The taste we describe is like an apple'y cabbage? You can eat the bulb and the leaves too.

Remove the leaves and thinly slice, grate or chop...

We grow a vibrant mix of yellow, pink, purple and green mange tout - one of my personal favourite veggies! Don't just boil these pods of delight, they add an amazing colour and crunch when sliced thinly and added to salad or stir fry! Yes of course you can boil them fo...

Grape sized cucumbers that look like mini watermelons! These fun little things are just the thing to brighten up a salad, chop them at all different angles and sprinkle over your favourite salad to add some crunch. They are also a hit in children's lunchboxes or droppe...

These crazy little flowers really pack an unexpected punch! The effect when you chew one can be likened to putting your tongue on a battery - but in a good way... These can be broken up with your fingers and added to curry's, cakes, cocktails or sorbets for an amazing...

These zingy fruits originate from Mexico where they are used to make authentic salsa and taste amazing! Whizz up one punnet per 2 people in a blender alongside some coriander and chilli (if you like them) and serve alongside your favourite Mexican food or as a garnish...

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The Wonky Parsnip - Growing weird and wonderful fruit, vegetable, herbs and edible flowers on our farm in Canterbury, Kent. Wholesale, Catering, Farmers Market & Farm Gate Sale.

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