Jekka’s seed sowing series

Seed sowing demonstration by Jekka McVicar, expert organic grower of herbs, author and broadcaster.

Jekka McVicar has been growing herbs for forty years at the Herb Farm in Gloucestershire. The author of numerous books, and winner of an incredible sixty two RHS gold medals, the RHS Lawrence Medal, two Tudor Rose awards and the prestigious Victoria Medal of Honour (VMH), McVicar knows a thing or two about plants.

In the three part series, McVicar shares her growing techniques and provides a step by step guide on sowing seeds, from the composition of optimal seed sowing compost, to watering, sowing seeds and care.

McVicar’s latest book, 100 Herbs To Grow: A Comprehensive Guide To The Best Culinary And Medicinal Herbs (Quadrille Publishing) will be released on the 7th of March 2024.