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Forward planning is all important in achieving the winter garden of your dreams and right now is the time to start.
Start off by topping up garden beds with plenty of old, well rotted, organic manure and/or organic compost, lightly mixing it in and breaking up any lumps before watering it thoroughly to encourage it to ‘settle’. Leave it to rest for a week or so and then get down to the enjoyable work of sowing seasonal seeds, remembering to pay careful attention to instructions on the packets.
Don’t restrict yourself to only one or two tried and tested varieties; let your imagination run riot and a spectacular garden can be the result! Continue reading