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ON THE VEG PATCH

START BEETROOT IN CELLS

ou can sow beetroot directly into a garden bed in March and April, or you can get off to an earlier start by sowing seed in trays of cells in February. Fill each cell with damp compost and put two or three seed clusters in each cell. Some clusters grow individual seedlings; older varieties produce seed clusters that grow several seedlings. Cover with polythene and keep trays at 10-12C (50-54F) and seedlings will appear in

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