Courgette Growing Tips

Courgette Growing TipsHere are a few courgette growing tips that we’ve picked up by growing our own…

  • If your courgette plants start to dominate the plot, which they are prone to do, feel free to cut off a few leaves
  • Keep an eagle eye on the plants to ensure none of the courgette turn into marrows (it happens to us every year!)
  • Don’t underestimate the eventual size of the plant. Give them the full spacing. You’ve been warned! 🙂
  • Don’t forget to make at least one ratatouille with your courgette – Yum!
  • Don’t forget to try some of the flowers, either deep fried in tempura batter, or more easily, just fried. They’re delicious and not available from the shops


1. Growing Courgettes – QUICKSTART GUIDE to growing courgettes
2. Planting Courgettes – How and when to plant courgette seeds and plants
3. Harvesting Courgettes – How and when to harvest courgettes
4. Freezing Courgettes – How to freeze courgettes
5. Courgette Growing Tips – Some tips to help you grow good courgettes
6. Courgette Problems, Diseases and Pests – If things go wrong with your courgettes, help is at hand
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