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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.
I have some poppy seeds but am unsure when to sow them outside as its still cold. Will they be ok if i sow them now. I don't sow outdoor annuals til it's fit for me to be out there. Ok thanks for the advice ill hold off for a little while as its
Collect fruits and berries from cotoneaster and pyracantha, and sow their seedsCheck stored bulbs and tubers for signs of rot Bring potted strawberries into the greenhouse or put in a cold frame to protect from coldWash glazing inside and out to let
hi can I grow roses from the seeds which have come from the flower haeds if it is possible when do you sowe the seed thanks kev You can do -anything eventually will grow from seed -that is how new varieties are produced- but by cross pollination Now
Save money by collecting and storing seed of your favourite hardy annuals, to sow next year. Saving seed from pot marigold, Calendula officinalis, couldn't be easier. Ensure you allow the seedheads to fully develop on the plant before collecting
this method for sowing seeds saved from your own dahlia plants at the end of the previous season.10cm pot or seed trayMulti-purpose compost Dahlia seedsPlant label and pencilClear polythene bag and rubber band (for pot) or propagator lid (for seed tray
by making successive sowings throughout spring and summer. As autumn approaches, cover crops with sheets of horticultural fleece to keep the cold at bay, and you could be cropping right through to first frosts.Rocket seedLine for sowingHoe or trowel