What to plant now – February

What to plant now – February We’re almost there…. Spring is just around the corner.  I still want it to hurry up though!

It really won’t be long before I’m up to my neck in packets of seed and fussing over my labelled pots like a mother hen.  But the fact remains that it’s still Winter, and most plants just won’t tolerate being started off until the weather warms up a bit and the light improves.  There are some that will happily get going this month though, here are some suggestions for what you can get a head start on now.

Chillies You need to sow these little fireballs in a greenhouse or indoors on a sunny windowsill, they need the heat.  Our favourite is Apache which is a small plant that produces loads of chillies with a real kick.  We always dry some of the crop too, the bright red fruits look lovely hanging in the kitchen.


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