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Seeds I’m Sowing in March

Seeds I’m Sowing in March

March is one of the most exciting months of the year. It is the month of the Spring equinox meaning we’ll officially have over 12 hours of daylight. It is also the month the clocks go forward and British summer time begins. The extra light 

Flowers I’m Growing This Year To Boost Biodiversity and Productivity

Flowers I’m Growing This Year To Boost Biodiversity and Productivity

Last year, I didn’t really grow flowers. Due to wanting to grow food and be as self-sufficient as possible with the space I had, flowers didn’t really fit in with my plans. I grew some marigolds for companion planting and would have grown some nasturtium 

What does F1 mean on seeds?

What does F1 mean on seeds?

You may have noticed that many seed varieties are described as ‘F1’. But have you ever wondered what that means? F1 is short for first generation hybrid and are varieties that have been produced to have certain desirable traits. Many of the larger seed companies 

Seeds I’m Sowing In February

Seeds I’m Sowing In February

February has been a month I have been longing for. While I’ve not been spending a huge amount of time outside at the allotment, it is a month where I am gearing up to start sowing many of my seeds. Last month, I sowed my