Grow Your Own Magazine
Get February's issue of Grow Your Own now. Here's a taster of this month's tips and features
- Modern hybrids or heritage seeds?
- Ready, steady, chit!
- Discover the River Cottage kitchen garden
- turn your passion into a business
VEGETABLE GROWING MONTH BY MONTH
Grow Your Own is giving away a copy of Vegetable Growing Month by Month, by John Harrison with every issue (excluding digital copies). Packed with information and in an easy-to-read format, this will soon become a key component on your bookshelf, whether you are an experienced gardener, or a newcomer to growing.
Anne Swithinbank is getting her chillies started, sowing peas and much more this February to ensure plentiful crops later in the year. Also, join her as she buys potting compost - definitely a key element at this time in the season helping you to get the best from your plants!
Thwart weeds in your fruit beds with Lucy Chamberlain. Also, if you love strawberries, Lucy will be telling you how to force them so you can enjoy an early crop in the spring - giving you that glorious taste on summer well ahead of the pack.
Do you struggle with tasteless tomatoes? Sally Nex shares her advice on how to make sure your fruits are always delicious. Also, learn how to successfully germinate the sometimes temperamental parsnip, and use a propagation mat to boost those sowings.
Simple to grow and versatile in the kitchen, we take a look at how to grow these delicious beans. We take you on the journey from seeds to plate, and look at the RHS top 10 varieties - there is something suitable whatever space and soil conditions you have.
SOWING SEEDS WITH CHARLES DOWDING
Enjoy successful germination from your seeds with this great guide from Charles Dowding. From the best compost to use, to types of seed and more, let his expert advice help you on the way to your most successful growing season yet!