Summer sowing, what should you be growing?

Young girl sowing seeds

Unless you’re a truly seasoned gardener, it can be difficult to know what to sow and when. And, if you decide on the wrong thing at the wrong time of year then the results – or lack of – can be a more than a little disheartening. With this comprehensive guide we’ve tried to give you all the info you need to sow successfully through the summer and into autumn to ensure a great crop of fresh vegetables throughout the winter.   Looking after your sowings Ideally, you should start sowing…

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Essential Tips to Protect Garden Plants From Winter Chill

Frosty Plants

It’s early January and the winter season has very much made itself at home, but that doesn’t mean you should be stuck in yours as now’s the time to really get your act together to protect your garden. If you’ve not prepared for winter up until now, then you may just be lucky enough to have got away with it – after all, all Brits know that up until January the temperature is still positively mild. To protect your garden from the freezing temperature, strong winds and heavy rain though,…

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