Polytunnel Veg Late winter / spring Sowing (Lettuce = Late Jan / 1 seed…
Late winter / spring
= Jan / one seed / prick out 1 week after germination into 7cm pots. Warm T only. Spacing - 45 and 45 cm
= Late March / 4 seeds / plant out in 5-6 weeks or pot on. Spacing - 20 and 30 cm
= Direct sow Feb-April, Thin extra seedlings early. Spacing =10 and 25 cm
= Late Feb / Broadcast into a tray / do not cover / prick out when 3 cm into modular trays / Plant 8-10 from sowing
= Jan / 1-2 seeds 1.5 cm deep / plant in 5 weeks / Spacing 25 and 25 cm
Climbing French Beans
= March / 5 seeds in a 9cm pot 5 cm deep / on heating bench / Plant all by 1 cane in late April. Spacing 30 cm
= Late Jan To March / Sow every 2 cm into fine (tilth) seed bed. Weed carefully. 5 and 20 cm
= Jan - Early Mar / 1-2 per module 1.5 cm deep. Plant in 4 weeks. 30 x 60 cm
= Late Jan / 1 seed per large module/ plant in 5 weeks / spacing - 5 and 70 cm.
= Late Jan / 2 seeds per cell / plant in 6-8 weeks / Spacing 30 and 35
= Late Jan / 1 seed for a head & 3-5 seeds for CCA / do not cover /plant in 4 weeks / spacing variable 20 to 35
= Late Jan / In trays or modules (1 seed /Prick out into 10 cm pots soon / Hold by the leaves / root ball/ Plant out in May / Spacing 50 cm each way
= Early Feb / 1 seed per module / Prick out into 7cm pots when 1st true leaves appear. and then into 10cm pots / Plant in May / Spacing 45 cm.
= LateJan / 5-7 seeds in modules /plant out 3-4 week after.
= Late Jan till March / 1 or 2 seeds 1.5 cm deep / plant in 4 -5 weeks / 30 x 30
= Feb - Mid March / 1 seed in modules 1 cm deep / prick out 10 days after germ. into 7cm pots. 4 weeks later 10 cm pots / 45 x 45 cm
= Late Jan to April / 1-2 seeds per module 1.5 cm deep.
= Mid March / 1 seed into 7cm pot / plants 4-5 week later / spacing 1 m
= Mid April / 1 seed in 7cm pots 2.5cm deep Plant 5 weeks later / Spacing 45 x 45 xm
Squash / Pumpkin
= Early April / 1 seed per 7cm pot /In 3-4 weeks pot on into 12 cm pots and keep on heat / Plant Mid May / Spacing 75cm - 1 m.