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Useful growing tips to see you through February

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Check out the six packets of free seeds that are included with the February issue of GYO – broccoli ‘Raab 60 Days’, cabbage ‘Greyhound’, lettuce ‘All The Year Round’, radish ‘Mooli Mino Early’, spinach beet ‘Perpetual Spinach’ and cabbage ‘Golden Acre (Primo II)’ (digital copies excluded).


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CARE FOR CROPS

Anne Swithinbank encourages everyone to start sowing seeds this month! She discusses how to grow banana shallots (including varieties to try), sowing chilli peppers, and her step-by-step guide focuses on cluster sowing beetroot.

OUTDOOR PROJECTS

Find out how to make a willow bed with Simon Akeroyd's easy to follow instructions. Complete with pictures this guide explains all that you need to know as well as equipment required to complete the task. Also included is a mini step-by-step for useful willow cuttings.

UNDER COVER

Discover what jobs need to be completed in the greenhouse and polytunnel this month with advice from Sally Nex. Learn how to sow beefsteak tomatoes, including suggested varieties to try, and find out about growing microgreens with the step-by-step guide, as well as how to make your own cold frame.

CULTIVATE GARLIC

David Domoney shares his expert advice on cultivating this versatile crop, including tips on planting out, caring for your crop, harvesting, fun facts and suggestions for varieties to try.

GROW TOMATOES

Find out all you need to know about growing tomatoes with this beginner’s guide by RHS horticulturalist Charlotte Rodick. From how to grow, to aftercare and harvest this advice covers it all. Also find top 10 varieties to consider trying from RHS horticulturalist Ian Tocher.

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