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Grow Your Own Magazine

Receive great growing advice for October and be prepared for the harvesting season

  • Jobs On The Plot
  • Plot Essentials
  • Perennial Veg
  • Sow Rocket And Choose The Best Secateurs
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Free seeds

Enjoy sowing a delicious crop of cauliflower 'All the Year Round' this autumn with our bundle of free seeds. Digital copies are excluded. GYO readers will also receive informative growing guides to help get the best out of their crops.


Veg plot

This month, Anne Swithinbank provides her top tips on planting garlic and overwintering chillies. You will also find a comprehensive guide on cultivating spring onions like a pro, with advice from gardening expert Kris Collins.


Garden projects

Discover some fun gardening activities from Simon Akeroyd to try this October. Create bug hotels and fat balls for birds, or make your own raised bed with our handy step-by-step instructions. The RSPB also provide their pointers for making a hedgehog home to help these creatures through the colder months.


Under cover

Prepare for the winter in your greenhouse with the helpful advice of Sally Nex. Read top tips on a range of projects such as insulating your space, overwintering onions, drying shelling beans and saving tomato seed.


Growing fruit

Naomi Schillinger focuses on cultivating sharp, juicy gooseberries, which are also the focus of our Grow Like a Pro feature this month. In our October issue you will also find detailed information on caring for almond trees.


A guide to pumpkins

An October favourite, these vibrant gourds deserve a place on your plot. Read our pointers for enjoying plump abundant harvests that are perfect for autumnal soups and hearty winter meals.

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