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What Can I Grow in October?

If October starts warm it can provide a nice breathing space, to catch up late harvesting, saving seeds and generally getting the garden ready for the winter.

What Can I Grow in September?

The weather can be lovely in September, allowing us to carry on harvesting summer crops, which can make it difficult to pull them up and make room for winter ones! We may be able to put off thinking about winter, but one fact we can’t escape is the shortening days.

Potatoes for Christmas

‘Second cropping’ potatoes are seed potatoes that have been stored at low temperatures to keep them dormant so that can be started into growth in summer rather than spring.