Grow Your Own Magazine
Get January's issue of Grow Your Own now. Here's a taster of this month's tips and features
- The best places to buy your new season seeds
- Grow great rhubarb with this in-depth guide
- The must-do jobs on the plot this month
- Meet our new urban gardener Naomi Schillinger
Grow Your Own is giving away two FREE packets of seed with every issue (excluding digital copies). Glossy and delicious 'Black Beauty' aubergines add some glamour to your plot, and 'Baron Solemacher' strawberries will provide a sweet, bright burst to your plate in summer.
Anne Swithinbank is sowing up a storm in preparation for the new season ahead. Join her in her greenhouse as she gets started with calabrese, garlic, parsley and rhubarb. Also, find out how to keep your crops safe from pigeons.
Give your fruit trees a new lease of life with this top advice from Lucy Chamberlain. Now is also the ideal time to get your fruit in pots planted up, and use winter washes to combat any nasty pests and diseases in your fruit garden.
Do you love strawberries? Sally Nex shows you how to force some early varieties, enabling you to enjoy that glorious taste of summer in spring. Also, learn how to grow a gutter garden, and use module trays effectively for your new-season sowings.
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Bright and fiery, we take a look at growing chillies – from seed to plate. Whether you want something to really pack a punch, or add a more mellow addition to your garden, we share the best ways to ensure a happy, healthy and prolific crop.
Assure the future of your garden seeds. Raymond Blanc talks all things heritage and discusses why keeping these age-old varieties alive is more important today than ever. If you want to keep your fruit and veg sustainable and local, take note!