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What to do in November

November 8, 2013
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As we descend into November, temperatures cool, days get shorter and light levels drop.¬†Growth in the garden slows or grinds to a halt. This is a quieter month in the container garden, but there are still some useful jobs you can do. Care for winter crops. Get your wormery ready for winter. Sow broad beans […]

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Winter growing: it’s time to plan and sow

August 3, 2012

August (and early September) is the time to plan and start sowing seeds for your winter crops. If you haven’t grown in winter before, here are three reasons to give it a go! Harvesting food from your small space in the coldest months is hugely rewarding – and some leaves actually taste better when grown […]

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