Grow at Home
Plant them in flower beds, to naturalise in grass, in a gravel garden; but you don’t even need a garden, as they grow very well and look good in containers.
Find out how to grow strawberries in a garden or a container on a patio or balcony.
Keep salad going when it gets cold…
by sowing winter salad leaves in containers, Oriental greens are particularly useful; you still have time to sow quick maturing salad crops such as radish, and some varieties of lettuce
to replace earlier sowings that are bolting & turning bitter.
Lamb’s lettuce (corn salad) will continue to grow outside in the winter.
You can still grow winter crops, such as cabbages, broccoli, kale, chard and spinach, by buying small plants, either in plant centres or on-line, ready to plant out.
However, you still have time to grow your own spring cabbage, spinach and perpetual spinach (spinach beet) from seed, ready for next spring.
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Semi-ripe cuttings are the way to propagate your favourite plants at this stage in their growth – it is particularly good for shrubs.
This RHS video shows just how straightforward it is.
You don’t need a greenhouse or cold frame – a window sill out of direct sun will do.