Grow Your Own Magazine

Grow Your Own Magazine

Receive all the best sowing and growing tips from our June issue

  • Must-do jobs this month
  • Tips for a successful spud harvest
  • Propagation advice from Mark Diacono
  • Grow your best fruit this year
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FREE SEEDS

Add broccoli, chard, fennel, radish, rocket and turnips to your plot – for free (digital issues excluded)! GYO readers can enjoy these six crops to sow now, as well as detailed growing guides, advice on keeping pests at bay, and more!


02

VEG PLOT

Do you enjoy a productive plot year-round? Anne Swithinbank helps, by sharing her top varieties of winter brassicas to sow now. As well as this, she is looking at starting basil under cover for a constant supply of fragrant green leaves, and sowing that summer staple, lettuce.


03

FRUIT GARDEN

Delicious, plump strawberries and glossy, bead-like redcurrants are the focus of attention in Lucy Chamberlain's garden this month. Also, learn how to thin out fruitlets to help you on your way to bountiful, ripe harvests, and train your melon plants.


04

UNDER COVER

Get the most from your greenhouse borders with Sally Nex as she takes a look at June's jobs under glass, as well as advising on how to keep whitefly at bay in the summer months. In the polytunnel, meanwhile, Lia Leendertz is focusing on crop care in this humid environment.


05

BIOCONTROLS

Are you looking for environmentally friendly ways to stay pest-free? We take a look at some of the natural predators that can help you keep your growing space in ship-shape, while being kind to beneficial pollinators.


06

GROWING CUCUMBERS

Whether you are a beginner grower, a seasoned pro, or anything in between, our guide to cucumber cultivation will help you on your way to a bountiful harvest of this popular salad crop. Confused by male and female flowers? Do indoor and outdoor varieties put your head in a spin? This guide can help!

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