Grow Your Own Food Seeds, Seedlings Plants & Trees
Grow your own Fruit and Vegetables from seeds and plants plus fertilisers, plant foods and compost from top stores like Plant Me Know and Wilkinsons
Sowing Early sowings in trays or modules under glass at 13°C. Later sowings direct into a seed bed in shallow drills 2cm (1”) deep. Planting Prick out glasshouse seedlings when 6-8cm (3-4”) tall into trays 5cm (2”) apart. Thin module sowings to single plants. Harden off before planting out in the growing site from late April spacing at 30cm (12”) apart. Thin outdoor sowings to 4-6cm (2-3”) apart as soon as possible planting in growing site when 15cm (6”) tall to the same spacing. Other Instructions Well suited to successional sowing. A last sowing in late July should give a crop cutting in October.
Sowing April sowings under glass at 21°C in small pots. May and June sowings direct outside with 2 seeds to each station of well prepared bed, covered with glass or polythene about 60cm (24”) between stations. Planting When outdoor seedlings have developed 2 pairs of leaves, remove one plant and allow remainder to grow on and remove covering. Glasshouse sowings should be gradually hardened off for planting out from late May. Water well to ensure rapid growth. Care Tips Plant will need regular watering to ensure continuous growth. Can also be grown up supports for easy picking.