Category: Monthly sowing guides

What I’m Sowing and Growing in November

I love writing these monthly reviews and plans for the following month, so much seems to happen in such a short time and our diet changes as each month clicks by.  The fruit changes the most.  September saw us overwhelmed with tomatoes/peppers/cucumbers and plums and October saw the winter squash...

What I’m sowing and growing in October

I love writing these monthly reviews and plans for the following month, so much seems to happen in such a short time and our diet changes as each month clicks by.  The fruit changes the most.  August saw us awash with berries, September with tomatoes/peppers/cucumbers and plums and October sees...

11 Best Seeds to Sow in October

This article outlines what I consider to be the ‘best’ seeds to sow in October,  importantly October might not be the best time to sow these seeds, my criteria in selecting them is whether you stand a reasonable chance of getting a successful harvest, this late in the year.  I...

What I’m Sowing and Growing in May

For an overview of everything that I’m sowing for the whole year, please take a look at my month-by-month sowing guide. April has had it’s ups and downs, that’s for sure!  Set aside Covid 19 and the associated lockdown, the biggest challenge has been blazing hot sun during the day...

What I’m sowing and growing in April

For an overview of everything that I’m sowing for the whole year, please take a look at my month-by-month sowing guide. March is the most important sowing month, but April is still critical.  It’s the month when I get to re-sow things that failed in March! (kalettes) and the month...

What I’m Sowing and Growing in February

For an overview of everything that I’m sowing for the whole year, please take a look at my month-by-month sowing guide. I don’t generally recommend sowing anything in January unless you have very specific circumstances, but February is different.  By the time – mid Feb planted – seedlings are breaking...