#438 Seeds and tasks for March in the veg garden.

Join Richard Suggett in this weeks veg grower podcast. This week Richard shares a list of seeds he plans to sow this month as well as tasks he will be concentrating on throughout March. Richard also shares the latest from his allotment and veg garden.

Seeds to sow in March

March is when seed sowing really kicks off but i still find a bit of patience an pay off.

Sow Direct

  • carrots
  • parsnips
  • onions
  • lettuce

Under cover

  • Spinach
  • Chard
  • Cabbage
  • Cauliflower

Indoors

  • Sweet peppers
  • Chilli peppers
  • Tomatoes
  • Cucumbers
  • Herbs such as parsley, coriander, oregano

Tasks for March

March is also a busy time in the veg garden and allotment but keep it simple and concentrate on the following

  • Keep on top of the weeds
  • Feed wildlife in order to control pests
  • Warm up the soil using cloches or black material
  • Force early crops such as Strawberries
  • Water greenhouses if required
  • Finish any winter digging and pruning
  • Prepare potato beds ahead of planting potatoes this month.

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