1 February 2013.
Although still unpredictable, the weather in March is usually settled enough to allow us to get out at last and make final soil preparations as well as making a tentative start on some early sowings. However, if all else fails you can always start some crops off in trays in an unheated greenhouse, polytunnel, cold frame or under cloches on the vegetable patch.
3 January 2013.
I’ll admit it took me a few years before I managed to grow jicama successfully enough to provide for a meal. My first attempts were tiny, pathetic specimens. But, I always say we learn nothing from our successes, so a failure is just a learning opportunity.
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