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Seeds to Sow in January

It’s a great time to plant vegetable seeds including summer brassicas such as cabbage and cauliflower onions and peppers

It’s also a perfect time to start some hardy annual bedding plants such as Sweet Peas, Antirrhinums, Stocks, or perennials such as Begonias or Delphinium. However, it can take a couple of years to reach flowering size, though it’s well worth their slow start in the long run.

Vegetable Seeds

  • Asparagus
  • Broad Beans
  • Cabbage
  • Cauliflower
  • Leaks
  • Lettuce
  • Onions
  • Peppers.
  • Herbs e.g Basil.

Flower Seeds

  • Antirrrhinum
  • Begonia
  • Delphinium
  • Foxglove
  • Iceland Poppies
  • Pelargonium (Geraniums)
  • Sweet Peas
  • Stocks

What you will need

  • Seed trays, module trays or pots with drainage holes.
  • Seed sowing compost
  • Seeds
  • Hand Trowel
  • Cling film/ glass or a heated propagator with lid

 

See our step by step guide on How to sow seeds

 

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