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of clean straw. In cold areas, add a layer of soil for extra frost protection. Cover with plastic sheeting.More on growing and harvesting carrotsHarvesting carrots video project.Growing carrots in a container.Thinning carrots.Browse a variety of vegetable
Carrots need space to develop fully so, once germinated, go over your rows of carrots and pick out the weakest-looking vegetable seedlings to leave a 2cm - 4cm space around remaining seedlings. If you're very careful in extracting the seedling from
California poppies (Eschscholzia californica) are hardy annuals that bring a vivid splash of colour to summer borders. After their long flowering period the plants will also readily self-seed.California poppy seeds eg 'Golden Values'Bamboo cane
Easy and rewarding to raise from seed, with impressive, long-lasting flowers, the sunflower is an ideal plant for growing with children. Sunflowers look equally magnificent in borders or as cut flowers.Sunflower seeds e.g. 'Russian Giant'Multi-purpose compost7.5cm plastic potsPla...