Monty Don’s outdoor melon trial (part one)

In this video clip, Monty starts off his trial of outdoor melons by planting the variety 'Outdoor Wonder' into a hot bed.

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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To do
To do

Do not To do in January

Do not To do in February

Do not To do in March

Do not To do in April

Do not To do in May

Do To do in June

Do not To do in July

Do not To do in August

Do not To do in September

Do not To do in October

Do not To do in November

Do not To do in December

Monty Don starts off his trial of outdoor melons by planting the variety ‘Outdoor Wonder’ into a hot bed. In this clip from Gardeners’ World, he takes you through the process of creating the hot bed, using fresh horse manure topped with compost, planting two young melons into the upper layer. He also advises on aftercare.

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