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March 2015 – What We’re Sowing

  We don’t sow many seeds in March because we’ve found the low levels of light at this time of year tend to cause the plants to become etiolated very quickly. This is what we’ve chosen to sow in March.

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Growing beetroot

Beetroot is one of the vegetables we both enjoy to eat, so we always dedicate a LARGE bed to growing some. Beetroot is really easy to grow. If the soil temperature is warm enough, seeds can be sown as early as March,

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May – What we’re sowing

May is another incredibly busy month for sowing seeds and I’ve been busy; my potting room is full to bursting! This is what I’ve been sowing this month Alliums   Amposta – Sweet Red Onion I use a LOT of red

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April – MORE what we’re sowing

Courgettes and winter squashes Courgettes – Verde Di Milano, Dwarf Bush Courgette Last year we grew a variety of courgette called ‘Verde Di Milano’, a Dwarf bush courgette, from the Real Seed Catalogue. It grew huge! However, it produced plenty of

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April – What we’re sowing

April is one of the busiest months of the sowing calendar; it’s a seed sowing frenzy! With the soil warming up, it’s possible to direct sow, but given previous experience I sow a lot of seeds at home. This speeds up germination

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