Sowing in March – cucumbers and summer squash

Summer squash and cucumbers can be sown from mid to late spring. Sowing in May is entirely reasonable. I started these a bit early, though, as I often do, in late March. This is only a sensible proposition if the plants can be kept warm and moved on into larger pots as they develop. I… Continue reading Sowing in March – cucumbers and summer squash

Seed list 2014 – part 5 – cucurbits

The fifth article in the series looking at our sowing plans for the coming season covers the cucurbits – cucumbers, melons, summer and winter squash. Whilst melons are a somewhat marginal proposition, we have a great harvest of cucumbers and summer squash, both of which are prolific. We also reserve one of our large borders… Continue reading Seed list 2014 – part 5 – cucurbits