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Charles Dowding Winter Garden Tour

Temperate oceanic climate, 30 miles from the Atlantic at 51N, low light levels. Average 55 frosts per winter of -1 to -8C (30-18F); these leaf-producing plants survive most winters, when sown early autumn as in the video. The parsnips (sown March) survive much frost and improve in flavour, see how …

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Amateur Gardener: March #1

We meet the gardeners and introduce the allotment before kicking off the season with the first sowings of vegetables and flowers. Sean visits an allotment site where the landlords may increase the yearly rent from £67 to £200/£400 and takes time to visit Charles Dowding to discuss the no-dig method. …

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