Ordering vegetable seed

Follow Alan Titchmarsh's tips on ordering veg seed from catalogues, in this No Fuss video guide.

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

Do To do in February

Do not To do in March

Do not To do in April

Do not To do in May

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Do not To do in July

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Do not To do in September

Do not To do in October

Do not To do in November

Do not To do in December

Ordering veg from seed catalogues can be a daunting process – where do you start? In this No Fuss Guide, Alan Titchmarsh explains how to choose the right veg crops for your garden and how to achieve a good balance between new varieties and familiar favourites. He offers advice on selecting seeds for length of growing season, cropping period and disease resistance. Then, he outlines the benefits of F1 hybrid varieties and considers the merits of seed tapes and pot toppers for first-time growers.

Watch now for expert tips on ordering your veg seed for the year ahead.

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