Easy to grow and producing a rewarding crop, courgettes are a popular vegetable to grow. Sow indoors from April in medium sized pots at a minimum temperature 20c. Harden the plants off slowly and plant outside after last frost at a spacing of 30cm x 30cm. Courgettes like a sunny spot and rich soil so incorporate some compost or well rotted manure into the soil before planting. Alternatively, you can use a NPK fertilizer such as Greenvale.
Keep the soil constantly moist by watering around the plants, not over them. They need plenty of water, so sink a 15cm pot