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I just can't resist getting my fingers into compost in February. I know it's too early really, as there is frost on the grass and the days are still short. But now we're getting the odd splash of sunshine, between the ice and gales, I'm eager to get sowing.There are seed trays al...
beans indoors this year too - I sometimes risk sowing them straight outside, but not in this wintery chill.I really must prise myself away from the greenhouse and get those last bits of digging done, or I'm going to get badly caught out. I have a feeling
spreads to form dense clumps of lush, green foliage.Newly planted Convallaria struggles to grow in cold, wet conditions, so it pays to plant the crowns into pots during March, then grow them on indoors before planting out. By mid-May they
CanesChicken wire meshFebruary - April10 minutes to sow the seedsJune - AugustFor early crops, sow seed indoors now in pots or cells. Transplant into the garden when the seedlings are about 12-15cm high. This helps reduce damage from slugs, snails and pigeons
allows you to take cuttings and increase your stock, creating a bigger display.Planting dahlia tubers in pots or trays indoors from March and April encourages stems to develop, forming a bushy plant that will bear more flowers this summer. Choose a pot