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'Overwintering Shallots'

How to Grow Onions and Shallots

…vs. Autumn planting sets Onion and shallot sets are often sold as spring planting or autumn planting varieties. Traditionally shallots and onion sets are planted in the spring as the soil begins to warm. However when are planted in the autumn and overwintered outdoors, they can be harvested a little…

Thompson & Morgan | Facebook Question and Answer Session 4th October 2013

…Cheers - Ellen Answer: Hi Ellen, Shallot 'Jermor' is a suitable variety for autumn planting as it is less sensitive to cold exposure which causes bolting. Shallots are normally planted in October so would be fine to plant alongside your overwintering onions. Shallots do start growing roots once…

Top 10 Greenhouses

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Growing onions from seed

…late summer to overwinter and harvest the following spring or early summer. Sow in situ spacing the seeds about 1in (3cm) apart in shallow drills 9in (23cm) apart and thin out to 4in (10cm) apart the following spring. For spring onions see Spring or Bunching Onions. Shallots Shallots, like small…

Facebook questions Nov 12th

…cut all the growth off? Answer:Hi Kay, I would leave any undamaged growth intact and prepare the plant for over-wintering. All Begonias are sensitive to frost - some types can be over-wintered as dry tubers, whilst others remain evergreen in their containers throughout the winter. If your variety of…

Butterfly

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Gardening Questions & Answers

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Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 2nd May 2014

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How to Grow Peas

…to germinate. In mild areas, some hardy, early maturing cultivars can be sown in late autumn for overwintering and producing particularly early crops. However, mice are quite partial to overwintered pea seeds so keep an eye out for hungry rodents. For a continuous crop of home grown peas it's a good…

Top 10 tips to prepare your garden for spring

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How to grow fuchsias

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How To Grow Sweet Peas

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How to Stop Blight

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What to do in the garden in March

…branching. * • Finish cutting back any dead foliage left on your perennials and ornamental grasses to make way for new growth. * • Prune overwintered fuchsias back to one or two buds on each shoot. * • Prune Winter Flowering Jasmine (Jasminum nudiflorum) after flowering to encourage…

Top 10 Plug Plants

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Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 8th August 2014

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Facebook Question and Answer session 25th July 2014

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Top 10 Winter Bedding Plants

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How to Grow Carrots

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