hi, i am new to this site and also to growing veg. i have just found out i have an allotment which i have been waiting for for three years and now need to start planning. can anyone give me advice as…Continue
"Hi Ash - I am new too, just joined today. This has been our first year gardening and I have found this site http://igrowveg.com really helpful for a beginner. She has recommendations on what to sow throughout the year and advice on…"
"I'd just get loads of books from the library, order lots of seed catalogues and spend the winter planning your plot. There'll be lots of preparation you could do on the plot. Do you want to put in paths, where to put the compost bins and…"
"If you have some space ready then Japenese Onion sets (e.g. Troy F1) and shallots (Jermor) can be planted now. I'll be putting these in on my plot soon. Also Garlic can be put in anytime over the next 3 months as long as it gets a…"
"I managed to work half of my new plot last year-luckily the rest was mown. Now I have marked out the new beds on the mown area and I am covering them with a good layer of compost then cardboard weighted down with stones, this worked really well last…"
"Congratulations! Depending on the state of your plot and if you want to start something off now you could consider planting/sowing overwintering varieties of broad beans and onions.
Rhubarb crowns and soft fruit bushes can be planted now, as…"
hi, i am new to this site and also to growing veg. i have just found out i have an allotment which i have been waiting for for three years and now need to start planning. can anyone give me advice as to what they do around this time of year? is there anything i can start planting, or do i just start sorting the plot for planting early next year. thanks,See More