Growing Calendar for October Sowing Seed Collection
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Grow delicious winter salad crops with this money saving collection. These five varieties have been carefully selected for growing indoors in a cool greenhouse or conservatory. Sow in place after clearing out your summer crops.
Either sow in a container or directly into the soil at the borders of your greenhouse, you can expect crops in as little as five weeks for some on the varieties.
If your area is hit by extreme weather these plants may require some protection in the form of a fleece blanket. Avoid watering too much in this situation to keep the plants quite dry.
On warmer days allow a breeze to blow through your greenhouse, this will benefit your plants and help keep them disease free.
Ensure that your greenhouse or conservatory is kept clean and clear in order to allow as much winter sunlight in as possible.
Mizuna Kyoto – Quick growing and hardy. For salads and stir-fries
Rocket Voyager – A slow selection of wild rocket, with punchy flavour.
Spinach Amazon – Excellent for tender baby salad leaves
Oriental Mustard Mix - Five zingy varieties for stir fries and salads
Spring Onion Guardsman - Versatile bunching exclusive spring onion for salads and stir-fries. Early-harvesting and hardy variety with a delicious taste and dark green leaves.
*Please be aware that these seed packets may list "Sow outdoors" dates only as this is how they are ordinarily grown. We have carefully selected these varieties as they are suited to the sowing months listed above indoors.
Why is it called October collection when the picks state they should be sown by September?
Not yet planted, but they look good
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We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.
The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days
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