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How to Grow Broad Beans

If you’d like to get an early crop of Broad Beans, try the variety Aquadulce Claudia which is sown in the Autumn and harvested late Spring/Summer. Sow October, November, December, January Harvest May, June, July, August This very hardy variety produces very long, glossy pods and is unsurpassed for Autumn …

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How to Grow Spinach

Sow April, May, June, August, September Harvest January, February, March, July, August, September, October, November, December SOW OUTDOORS April and June and August/September, thinly 1/2in (1cm) deep in rows 12in (30cm) apart, direct in harvest position. Keep soil moist at all times. GROW ON If necessary thin seedlings to 6in …

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How to Grow Cucumber

Sow April, May Harvest July, August, September SOW INDOORS – April to May 1/2in (1cm) deep individually in modules or 3in (8cm) pots of firm pre-watered compost. Keep soil moist at all times. Place in warmth 20-25*c (70-75*f). As seedlings develop grow on under cool, light conditions but not in …

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How to Grow Sweetcorn

Sow APRIL – MAY – JUNE Harvest AUGUST – SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER SOW INDOORS from April to May, 1in (2.5cm) deep in clean pots or module trays of firm pre-watered compost. Place in warmth of 18-21*c (65-70*f). Keep soil moist at all times. SOW OUTDOORS in May, 1in (2.5cm) deep …

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How to Save Your Potatoes After Frost

Seed potatoes effected by frost

Your potatoes are chitting in the shed and there is a hard frost, what do you do? How to tell if your potatoes have been ‘frosted’? Can you use seed potatoes effected by frost?  A cold frost in late Winter/early Spring can catch any gardener out. Around this time potatoes …

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How to Grow Broccoli (Calabrese)

Sow March, April, May, June Harvest July, August, September, October, November SOW INDOORS March to April thinly 1/2in (1cm) deep in clean trays or modules of firm pre-watered compost. Place in warmth 15-20*c (60-70*f) and keep moist at all times. SOW OUTDOORS May to June thinly 1/2in (1cm) deep in …

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How to Grow Broccoli

Sow March, April, May Harvest January, February, March, April SOW INDOORS March to April thinly 1/2in (1cm) in module trays of firm pre-watered compost. Keep soil moist at all times. SOW OUTDOORS March to May thinly 1/2in (1cm) deep in a seed bed or clean module trays of firm pre-watered …

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How to Grow Onions (from seed)

Sow January, February, March Harvest August, September SOW INDOORS January to March thinly 1/2in (1cm) deep in clean trays or modules of firm pre-watered compost. Place in warmth 10-15*c (50-60*f) and keep moist at all times. When large enough to handle transplant 2in (5cm) apart to trays of potting compost. …

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How to Grow Celeriac

SOW INDOORS February to April thinly 1/4in (0.5cm) deep in clean trays or modules of firm pre-watered compost. Keep soil moist at all times. PLANT OUT May to June in final growing space 12in (30cm) apart with 12in (30cm) between each row. TIP If overwintering in the ground, cover with …

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