Grow6 april peas

Grow6

The weather is certainly keeping us on our toes- don't be dismayed by this seasonal juggle; some later sowings will catch up. It's time to sow a few crops indoors to catch any warm sunshine that will help seeds to germinate chosse your sunniest sills to c ...

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Kyle Tunnel Tale

SIGNUP A group of residents from Cumbernauld have been growing on YMCA land just off Kyle Road. This small fenced-off area of land in a residential area has proven to be amazingly productive. The catalyst for growing food together ...

sow, sow ,sow

Sow, sow, sow

SIGNUP Temperatures are rising and daylight hours are lengthening. It's now or never!  It's time to get sowing... indoors. Peas and beans! In pots or empty toilet rolls you can sow peas and broad beans. These 'legumes' have ...

march 6

Grow6

SIGNUP Spring has sprung! There are now more daylight hours than dark. However, seed-sowing success depends on rising temperatures and bright windowsill days. If you are brand new to growing, ...

Blackcurrants

Grow6

SIGNUP Meterological spring but don’t be caught out by fluctuating temperatures and cold soils by sowing small precious seeds too soon. Now is the time to warm the soil with a sheet of old black plastic or pane of glass, chit tatti ...

Inverclyde

Getting started

There's a lot to think through when taking on a protected growing space. These tips, ideas and reflections are gleaned from community growers across Scotland in a range of settings to help you navigate the ‘unknowns. There will be more to share, so if you ...