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Make Halloween extra-special by growing your own pumpkins from seed. Learn how in this archive clip from BBC Gardeners' World (please note that the seed trial Monty mentions is no longer running).springMore advice on growing vegetablesGrow potatoes
Potatoes will grow very quickly under warm and moist conditions. When they are 10cm tall, the leafy shoots can be mounded around with soil to their full height, a process known as 'earthing up'. Earthing up potatoes will increase the length
with copper fungicide every 10 days or so. They don't provide 100 per cent protection, but an attack will be slowed down and you should get a ripe crop.potatoes, tomatoessummer, autumn, winterMore advice on growing potatoesAdvice on earthing up potatoes
Monty Don demonstrates how to grow carrots in a container, with tips on mixing seeds for even distribution.springGrowing vegetables in pots & containersGrowing potatoes in a binGrowing potatoes in a bagGrowing tomatoes in pots and grow bags
I have just read that January is the time to start chitting potatoes. I thought I would try to grow some in patio bags but would like to grow something that I can't buy (cheaper) in the supermarket. Can anyone recommend any varieties please? Hello
anyone out there growing vegetables in containers?,would welcome any ideas for growing something a bit different,have grown the usual,potatoes.beans and salad crops.
Discover the theory behind crop rotation, with Monty's back-to-basics video advice to giving optimum growing conditions for vegetable groups such as potatoes, legumes (beans, peas etc), brassicas (cabbages, cauliflowers, radishes), root vegebles
of any disease in the soil. I like the acronym People Love Bunches Of Roses for crop rotation - Potatoes, Legumes, Brassicas, Onions/Roots, in that order.But as Leggi says, not growing the same crop repeatedly in the same patch is the key. has anyone
tomato-like fruits - beware, these are poisonous). These seeds grow into potato plants, and they grow potatoes on their roots. These are harvested and sold as 'seed potatoes' for planting and growing more potatoes. Therefore they are 'first generation
Monty Don demonstrates how to plant out leek plants from plugs to grow smaller, more tender leeks.summerMore video advice on growing vegetablesPlanting out leeks.Growing carrots in a container.Growing early potatoes.Harvesting garlic.