seasonal planting


Learn the essentials of no dig: mulching to feed soil, hoeing tiny weeds, buying/making and using compost. Then about planning the plot, and successful ways to sow when the time is right. I explain and illustrate the principles so you can create a productive garden yourself, even when a beginner. Weeds are […]

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Early sowings… it’s still early! The beauty of spring is that there is always more light ahead, and usually more warmth (!), so later sowings often catch up. As well as that, they grow more healthily from being less subjected to cold winds and frosty nights, which we are sure […]

February 2018: mulching with compost, few weeds, winter veg outside, ...   Recently updated !


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It’s midwinter, so we can look forward to spring!! Including to sow seeds, just not yet except for undercover sowings of broad beans and exhibition onions. Wait for Valentines Day/mid February to make first sowings, and germinate them on a windowsill where they are warmer than outside, especially by night, […]

January 2018 the winter garden, new beds, no rush to ...