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to harvest your crop within six weeks.Radish seedsRakeWooden guidespring and summer15 minutes for sowingsix weeks after sowingRake an area level to remove stones and weeds. Using a wooden guide make sowing channels 1cm deep.Sow radish seeds 2-4cm apart, cover
Lily of the valley (Convallaria majalis) is a woodland plant, much valued for its fragrant summer flowers. Its low, spreading habit also makes it ideal for growing as a ground cover plant. Convallaria thrives in a moist, shaded spot, and gradually
the birds, but also make a delicious ketchup.I won’t consider which fruit and vegetables I’ll grow just yet. Perhaps that’s a blog for another week.Which plants would you grow in your dream garden, and why?
, including gold- and light-centred alpines, green-edged fancies and a few selfs. We're not fussy about choosing particular named varieties, but we tend to steer clear of doubles. Auriculas, part of the primula family, make great hobby plants. There are so
’t have to just take my word for it, though, it’s one of Alan Titchmarsh's favourite tomatoes too.There are dozens, possibly hundreds, of tomato varieties available, and other experts will have their own favourites. Do try them before making up your mind
successionally – little and often – making sure that while one area or pot is being picked over there's another developing nicely to replace it.There's a nice range of oriental mustards to choose from, each with their own warm, peppery flavour. Many look gorgeous
for this simple fact, and I was very quick to put them straight on it. [Technically, bumblebees do make an extremely small store (a few millilitres) of thin nectar regurgitation, but this is nothing like the huge stocks of thick, sterile, sweet gloop stored