Monty Don’s outdoor melon trial (part two)

In this video clip, Monty Don compares melons grown outside in the veg plot, outside in a hotbed, and inside the greenhouse.

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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 not To do in June

Do 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 compares the midsummer progress of his melon plants in each of the three locations – outside in the veg plot, outside in a hotbed, and inside the greenhouse. See which ones are thriving, in this clip from Gardeners’ World, and find out how and why he encourages just a few fruits to develop and (hopefully) mature, rather than letting the plants romp away unchecked.

Watch other videos in this sequence:

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