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Useful growing tips to see you through December

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Check out the free seeds that are included with the December issue of GYO – garlic chives (digital copies excluded).


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CARE FOR CROPS

Anne Swithinbank encourages everyone to fill out their seed orders and shares varieties on her wish list. She also discusses planting shallots, sowing peas for sprouts and her step-by-step guide focuses on planting an edible hedge.

OUTDOOR PROJECTS

Find out how to build a hanging basket 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 increasing strawberry plants.

UNDER COVER

Discover what jobs need to be completed in the greenhouse and polytunnel this month with advice from Sally Nex. Learn how to avoid mealybugs, as well as how to make homegrown Christmas decorations. Also discover information about sowing red onions and setting up artificial grow lights.

CULTIVATE MUSHROOMS

RHS chief horticultural advisor Guy Barter explains how this popular fungi can be grown, including cultivation, inoculation, cropping and how to avoid problems. He also suggests suitable varieties to try.

GROW BRUSSELS SPROUTS

Find out all you need to know about growing Brussels sprouts with this beginner’s guide by RHS horticultural advisor Tony Dickerson. From planting out, to aftercare, harvesting plus pets and diseases this advice covers it all. Also find top 10 varieties to consider trying from RHS horticulturalist Ian Tocher.

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