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Watch Monty Don's video demonstration of how to sow spinach seeds, with advice on the ideal location, soil preparation and spacing.springMore advice on growing vegVideo advice on sowing salad leavesSow lettuce seeds in gutteringHow to sow seeds
Monty Don and Chris Beardshaw demonstrate how to sow a range of vegetable crops in a greenhouse, including chillies, cucumber and lettuce. Pick up tips on choosing compost, watering, spacing, preventing disease and covering your seeds
Has anyone sowed Viola seeds, are they easy or difficult? I have a lot of seeds collected this Autumn and was wondering whether to sow some now or just buy the plants.
Learn how to prick out seedlings with Monty Don's comprehensive video advice.springMore on growing plants from seedHow to grow sweet peas from seedGrowing exotic plants from seedGrowing dahlias from seedSowing seeds indoors
I have two blue, single mecanopsis plants in my garden in full bloom. One of them has produced a beautiful very double flower. Is this unusual? And if I keep the seed head and sow the seeds will the new plants have double flowers too? You
I sowed persicaria seeds over a month ago and none have germinated, I have put them in the fridge for a few weeks and then took out in to a spring like enviroment and still no joy... checked all the seeds and they are hollow apart from a few .. have
Monty Don explains the best methods of harvesting fruit from cucumber plants, with tips on recognising and removing male flowers.summerMore advice on growing fruit and vegMonty's video demonstration of how to harvest carrotsSowing beetroot seeds
Has anyone had any experience of doing this? What approach usually works best as regards time of sowing etc? Do they normally come true from seed?
Can anyone help.. I grew some foxgloves from seed late in 2011. Early this year I planted out the seedlings thinking that they would flower this year. I have very large leaves and thats it - should they have flowered this year or will they flower
Hi..when is the best time to start sowing tomatoe seeds in a heated greenhouse? Next year - Jan - with heat January. Great stuff canny wait...am just a beginer....Thanks.