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  1. Cucumbers: greenhouse

    Crop care - Try to maintain the temperature in your greenhouse at a minimum of 60-70°F. Keep the compost moist but never waterlogged, with t...

  2. Tomatoes: outdoor

    Outdoor tomatoes are a tender crop, so choose a warm spot in front of a south-facing wall if you can. During winter, dig the soil thoroughly...

  3. Tomatoes: indoor

    To reduce the risk of root pests and other soil diseases, tomatoes are best grown in ring culture, growbags or by planting them into 9” pots...

  4. Radishes

    Radishes are easy to grow and mature relatively fast. For a classic, appealing appearance, choose a globular variety like Scarlet Globe or S...

  5. Tomatoes

    Outdoor tomatoes are a tender crop, so choose a warm spot in front of a south-facing wall if you can. They’ll do well in containers or bags ...

  6. Runner beans

    The best variety to grow on the patio is Hestia - a disease-resistant dwarf variety which bears heavy crops of high-quality stringless beans...

  7. French beans

    Dwarf french beans are well-suited to growing in pots, and we’d recommended varieties like Masterpiece, Purple Queen, Safari, Sprite, Tender...

  8. Cucumbers

    If you’d like to grow cucumbers outside and in a pot, the dwarf variety Delta is probably your best option....

  9. Chillies and Peppers

    Chillies and peppers actually seem to prefer growing in pots instead of the open soil, and can make a very attractive feature in your kitche...

  10. Carrots

    Carrot Parmex or early Nantes 5 are short-rooted varieties, which are almost round in shape and are very much at home if you grow them in a ...

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