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5 reasons why you should consider a hot bed in your garden

Have you ever thought about using a hot bed in your garden? Here’s 5 reasons why hot beds might work for you… They extend the growing season If you sow your seeds by the end of January, germination will take … Continue reading

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Would you like to grow your vegetables in hot beds?

Find out what a hot bed is and how it works. Continue reading

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Hot Beds: the secret to early crops

With winter finally closing in, thoughts of sowing vegetables in spring seem a long way off.  We must wait until the soil warms up to the point which allows germination and growth to proceed. And when that time finally arrives we … Continue reading

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Hot Beds out in the cold

The ancient method of growing vegetables in hot beds, used by the Victorians and by the Romans, harnesses the natural process of decay to cultivate out-of-season crops. Jack First is the UK expert on hot beds. If anyone can persuade … Continue reading

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