If you now want to grow vegetables the ground could still be too cold for some seeds to germinate, this cold weather does need to get a move on.
My old Dad used to tell stories of people down on the allotments ‘baring their bums’ and sitting on the soil. If it was too uncomfortable, they wouldn’t sow!
Even if you think it maybe cold, you could sow some radish – which are a cheap. If they germinate within about a week, off you go.
I’d have already put in my early potatoes and followed by the second earlies, why don’t we call them mid?
And towards the end of this month, the mains will have to be planted.
As those earlies emerge, have fleece available as frosts are still possible during this month.
But the soil is warming up, so I’m going to put in more peas as the others are romping away!
Well, if I’m being honest, they’re straggling across the ground. I really should have used pea sticks.
Lettuce, carrot, parsnips, my favourite next winter vegetables that need planting.
And whilst we’re on the subject of vegetables, I might as well boast that my Garlic is well away.
Oh, and I nearly forget, sow some Parsley. You never can have too much Parsley!