Get ahead this winter and sow these star performers in a warm greenhouse or on a windowsill inside:
Large greenhouse varieties benefit from an early start. Sow now and be harvesting by mid-summer.
Guarantee fiery pickings by sowing early in the year. Sow five or six seeds in a 9cm pot.
These put on lots of growth in a season, so it’s worth starting early to ensure a decent-sized crop.
- Ornamental grasses
Easy to grow and great for plugging gaps in borders. Sow now and plant out when temperatures rise.
- Sweet peas
Nothing beats the beautiful scent of sweet peas. Get cracking now for an endless supply of fragrant cut flowers.