February 01, 2021 1 min read
Snowdrop flowers in winter snow
Depending on the kind of spring we may have, it is also possible to sow early seeds under glass with extra heat and light. If we have a warm spring, this may be easier, but if not, seed trays may need to be brought into the house or given the special treat of a heated propagator mat.
But, if the seeding goes well, it does mean the plants will mature earlier. Here’s some ideas about what you could seed under glass this month:
And keep on top of greenhouse chores! Now is the time there can be real problems with Botrytis, or mould, in these environments as it’s cold and damp. Make sure to use water sparingly and check your plants regularly. On milder days open up the doors to the greenhouse and let some air circulate. If there is an attack of mould, remove all infected leaves.