Time to make a seedbed
Prepare a good-quality seedbed, says Lucy
WITH soil temperatures warming and windowsills overflowing, many gardeners are desperate to begin sowing directly outside during April. You’d think that making a seedbed would be a simple task, and it is – but if you want a perfect bed you can’t rush it.
Seeds that are sown indoors are mollycoddled because you can give them the ideal conditions for germination – outdoor seeds aren’t quite so lucky! The success of sowing outdoors relates directly to the quality of your seedbed. So, avoid disappointment by following my simple steps (see right).
You can sow your brassicas directly outside in a seedbed or in modules indoors