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It’s time to dig out all your seeds and get them sorted, if you have a greenhouse or cold frame or other protected areas then you can be planting seeds in pots or out into the open ground, but the soil is quite cold now so you might want to warm it up by putting cardboard on top of the prepared bed for a couple of weeks.

  • Beetroot
  • Spinach
  • Peppers (inside only)
  • Red cabbage
  • Hispi type cabbages
  • turnip – snowball
  • Early peas – main crop and sugar snap
  • Broad beans

Other jobs or this month include

  • Clearing beds
  • Sorting out your compost bins
  • Making you planting plan
  • And all the jobs you didn’t get around to in the rain and snow!

Terry's Tomato Tips

Heritage tomatoes on a tray with overlaid text reading "Terry's Tips: Everything about tomato growing"

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From Val's Plot

Drawing of alloment plants with clouds and blue background. Overlain text saying"From Val's Plot: Seasonal reporting from and everyday plot"

Jack First's Advice

person watering alloment plants with traditional mental watering can. Overlaid text reads "Organic growing advoce from Jack First"