Grow Your Own Magazine
Receive all the best sowing and growing tips from our August issue
- Quick fixes to boost your harvests
- Seed to plate kale
- Add year-round interest with perennial veg
- Must do jobs this month
If you are stuck for ideas of what to do with your produce this year, fear not! GYO readers will recieve a copy of preserving classic Let's Preserve It by Beryl Wood (digital issues excluded) which will teach you all you need to know.
Are you looking for crops to see you through the winter months? Anne Swithinbank is keeping her plot productive with these late-summer sowings, as well as caring for exisiting crops, such as glasshouse tomatoes and brassicas.
Apricots are a real treat on the allotment this month - and Lucy Chamberlain shares her expert advice on caring for these trees. She also looks at how to prune cherries, helping you make sure you continue to get generous harvests for years to come.
Are you concerned about greenhouse crops overheating? Sally Nex is on hand to give her top tips on keeping your veg happy whatever the weather. She also takes a look at how to ripen those stubborn sweet peppers.
BUMPER CHILLI HARVESTS
Get the most from your plants with this guide to encouraging bumper harvests, with chilli guru Sarah Wain. Also, learn how to overwinter, so you can enjoy even more delicious fruits next year.
HOLIDAY CROP CARE
Is the idea of a relaxing summer break causing extra stress? It's always hard for growers to leave their carefully-tended plants, but Louise Curley is here to help. She shares simple tips to enable you to come home to happy, bountiful crops.