Why Grow It
Celery is incredibly good for you and is a staple ‘stockpot’ veg. It tastes great raw and also freezes well.
There are essentially two types of celery: the traditional trenching celery and self-blanching celery. Most GIYers grow self-blanching (green) celery, which doesn’t require the labour-intensive process of ‘earthing up’ or trenching. Self-blanching celery is the easiest and most commonly grown type and the instructions given below are for the self-blanching celery.