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What to sow and grow in September

…of flowers, fruit, vegetables and seeds. These can be ordered now for sowing, growing and harvesting over the coming months! Flowers to sow and grow In the greenhouse / indoors * • Surface-sow Euphorbia seeds now in trays indoors. * • Sow Dierama seed now on the surface of moist compost.…

What to sow and grow in August

What to sow and grow in August Find out what to plant in August with our seasonal list of flowers, fruit, vegetables and seeds. These can be ordered now for sowing, growing and harvesting over the coming months! Flowers to sow and grow In the greenhouse / indoors * • Winter-flowering pansies…

Heritage Seeds Range

Heritage Seeds What is a heritage seed variety? It is a variety that has been nurtured, selected and handed down through the family over many generations, usually deemed as a pre 1950 introduction, and until now many lost to gardeners. With the relaxation of regulations on selling heritage…

Growing brassicas from seed

…varieties are sown in a seed bed in spring and transplanted in early summer 24 x 28in (60 x 70cm) apart. Sow the seed 0.5in (1.25cm) deep, thin to 3in (7.5cm) apart and transplant when the plants have made five or six leaves. Kohl Rabi A delicious alternative to turnips and many people find it…

Growing root crops from seed

…root vegetables from seed Carrots Sow successionally to give baby carrots in late spring and early summer followed by the main crop. Sow an early variety under cloches or in a sheltered position in the garden with the main crop sowings in mid to late spring. Sow the seed 0.5in (1.25cm) deep with…

What to sow and grow in March

…organic matter. * • Sow spring onion seeds in drills outdoors for a quick crop to add to salads and stir fries. * • Try Swiss chard sown outdoors for a colourful crop - they even look great in flower beds! * • For early turnips sow the seed directly into the ground now. * • Try…

What to sow and grow in May

…onion seeds in drills outdoors for a quick crop to add to salads and stir fries. * • Sow swede seeds outdoors in a rich fertile soil for autumn and winter crops. * • Try Swiss chard sown outdoors for a colourful crop - they even look great in flower beds! * • Start to sow turnips now…

What to sow and grow in June

…next year. Sow perennial seeds such as Aquilegia, Bellis, Canterbury Bells, Delphiniums and Lupins indoors for flowering next year. * • For flowers that bridge the gap between spring and summer try growing Forget-me-nots, Foxgloves, Sweet William and Wallflowers in seed trays now for flowering…

Viability of Vegetables

…the seed packets you daren't throw away, * Seed Catalogue cometh as year it doth end, * But look in ye drawer before money you spend. * Throw out ye Parsnip, 'tis no good next year, * And Scorzonera if there's any there, * For these have a life that is gone with ye wynde, * Unlike all ye seeds of ye…

What to sow and grow in July

…of flowers, fruit, vegetables and seeds. These can be ordered now for sowing, growing and harvesting over the coming months! Flowers to sow and grow In the greenhouse / indoors * • Now is an ideal time to sow the seed of spring-flowering perennials in seed trays of good quality compost. Try…

Take a tip from the Thompson & Morgan gardening experts

…varieties. Recently bred beetroot, turnip, and kohl rabi varieties are 'eat all' - leaves, stems and bulbs. Sweet tasting - raw or cooked and no peeling - just wash and eat. Simple! Sow cucumber, marrow, melon and squash seeds on their edge to prevent seeds rotting. Some vegetable plants like…

Check your stored vegetables regularly

…worth buying in the supermarket as they are harvested and frozen very quickly so maintaining their taste and nutrition. Broad Beans, the green seeded varieties are less prone to discolouring in the freezer. French and Runner Bean varieties freeze exceptionally well. Brassicas, Winter cauliflower,…