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Inside this issue of Grow Your Own
CARE FOR CROPS
Anne Swithinbank encourages everyone to force mint (including varieties to try) and to ripen tomatoes, plus her step-by-step guide focuses on how to force chicory.
Find out how to build a potting bench with Simon Akeroyd's easy to follow instructions. Complete with pictures this guide explains all that you need to know as well as equipment required to complete the task. Also included is a mini step-by-step for harvesting and storing apples.
Discover what jobs need to be completed in the greenhouse and polytunnel this month with advice from Sally Nex. Learn how to avoid tired greenhouse soil, sow coriander (including varieties to try), and find out about sowing peas for peashoots with her step-by-step guide.
David Domoney shares his expertise on getting the best from this veg. This includes advice on sowing, caring for your crops, harvesting, and varieties to try as well as interesting facts.
Find out all you need to know about growing garlic with this beginner’s guide by RHS horticulturist Francesco Ponziani, from fascinating history to getting to grips with garlic types, planting and cultivation, harvesting, and storage. Also find 10 varieties to consider trying from RHS chief horticulturist Guy Barter.