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Month by month guide on what to do in the garden?

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Again Mon 23-Aug-10 12:20:35

We're moving house at the end of Sept. I've no idea what the soil is like and I've no idea about gardening. Does anyone have a step by step gardening guide - e.g. dig, compost, cut back, sow etc.

I'm particularly interested in growing veg. Is there anything that I can sow that late in the year?

SkaterGrrrrl Mon 23-Aug-10 12:24:40

Growing your own veg is really rewarding! The easy stuff does tend to be summer stuff like lettuce, tomatoes and radishes.

Right now Im sowing parsley to ensure we have supplies through the winter!

Some good ideas on this site:

www.rhs.org.uk/Gardening/calendar/September

SkaterGrrrrl Mon 23-Aug-10 12:30:17

Actually teh RHS link is more flowers - look at this site for more veg gardening tips.

www.gardenorganic.org.uk/todo_now/index.php

By next summer you 'll be eating lovely fresh free food with zero airmiles - enjoy!

elenajasmine Wed 25-Aug-10 15:44:01

If you are after a book Carol Klein (of gardeners world) produced a book a couple of years ago that goes month by month - Called 'Grow your own veg journal' and is really easy to follow.

Again Thu 26-Aug-10 10:04:51

Great guys. Can't wait to get started!

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