and chef together decide on the Literally Picked This Morning menu from the day's harvest, which could be anything from kale to rocket to purple mizuna.
The new show, The Patch, will take pairs of contestants and pit them against others to find Britain's best kitchen gardener
Here a kitchen gardener
will grow vegetables earmarked for use in the many seasonal homemade dishes that feature on the menu in the estate's Potting Shed Cafe - just yards from where they were grown.
Whether you're a guerrilla gardener or a kitchen gardener
, dedicated to slow food or simply looking to live a healthier life, you will find something here, you may even be moved to start a revolution of your own.
There is a difference between the Kings garden at Versailles and the humble plot of his head kitchen gardener
, writes Frederic Richaud, and it is not simply a difference of size and grandeur.
Published from 1996 to 2001, Kitchen Gardener
magazine featured articles focused on edible gardening, written by expert gardeners from throughout the US and Canada.
uk) catalogue is another must for the kitchen gardener
, and is particularly strong on onion sets and shallots.
Sue Adamson, community kitchen gardener
for the Sowing and Growing Together initiative, works with the children from both Amber's school and Marley Hill, Whickham Parochial and Gibside primaries as well as Real Care, which caters for teenagers with learning difficulties.
TV presenter Alan Titchmarsh is currently on a mission to encourage gardeners to grow their own fruit and veg, but his latest book, The Kitchen Gardener
, also offers advice on how to expand your culinary repertoire by growing items such as lemon grass, Thai basil and kiwi fruit.
These include Alan Titchmarsh, with The Kitchen Gardener
(BBC Books, pounds 20), and the RHS, with two yummy titles including a revised edition of its Vegetable & Fruit Gardening (Dorling Kindersley, pounds 20), featuring advice from experts on growing more than 150 different foods, and Grow It Eat It, (April 1, Dorling Kindersley, pounds 9.
I am the family kitchen gardener
(simply because that's how the division of labor between man and wife worked out).
EASY TO GROW From the top, Cape gooseberries, purple saffron and wasabi are recommended new flavours for the kitchen gardener
, says James Wong