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They may not be sweet but winter melons are much in demand, says organic gardener Sally Cunningham

I’m sitting in my friend Jiee’s minuscule kitchen, wedged between the washing machine and a stack of precariously balanced crockery, watching her cook. Outside, the rain lashes the windows and rattles the letterbox, but inside is calm, fragrant with star anise, garlic and grilled chillies. She’s making a winter melon soup: “Just the thing for a day like today. When my husband comes home he’ll smell it all the way down the road and it’ll power that pushbike of his superfast!”

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This month: - Win garden goodies - Great giveaways worth over £1412 - Wiggle Wonders - how worms can boost your harvest - Free parsnip and pepper seeds + claim free currant duo - Pick of the crops - 12 must-grow treats from rasberries to leeks - New season new seeds - latest news on varieties from 2018 - Dare to be different with winter melons & medlars - Plant your own beauty products - 3-pages garlic growing guide - Copositing kit tried & tested - Delicious seasonal recipes