Veg plotting, gardening on chalky soil and growing blackcurrants
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This week we visit Yorkshire to talk to allotmenteer and YouTuber Mothin Ali (MyFamilyGarden), to find out how he's preparing for the growing season ahead. Including tips on chillies, tomatoes and green manures (also known as cover crops). RHS Gardening Advisor Nikki Barker shares expert tips on how to garden on chalky soil. Gareth Richards has an ode to an 'allotment workhorse' – a fragrant shrub with abundant crops of healthy berries – the blackcurrant. Useful links RHS Grow Your Own pages Mothin Ali - My Family Garden (YouTube) Advice on green manures / cover crops How to grow chillies and tomatoes Gardening on chalk How to grow blackcurrants
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