In warm, frost-free areas, the following vegetable and herb seeds can be sown in situ. In other areas, sow in pots or wait until after the last frost. Herbs: chillies, nasturtiums, Italian parsley (flat leaf parsley) and parsley (curly leaf) Vegetables: beetroot, cabbage, carrot, lettuce, peas, peppers, radishes, rocket, runner beans, spinach, Swiss chard and […]
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Tidy flower beds and remove collapsed plants and cut back anything that needs it. Clear remaining annuals and debris. Plant grasses to encourage birds in winter.
There is plenty to do this month in the garden as this is planting season. Keep weeding, but keep this to the minimum and leave seedheads for the birds and cover for wildlife.
Summer rainfall temperate: Broccoli, Broad beans, Cabbage, Chinese cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Beetroot, Lettuce, Leeks, Garden peas Onions, Parsnips, Radishes, Swiss chard, Turnips
Sow these veggies Bush beans, beetroot, broccoli, cabbages, carrots, cauliflower, celery, leeks, lettuce, onions, peas, radishes, spinach Swiss chard, turnips, brussels sprouts, cabbage (in some areas) Sow these Herbs: basil, coriander, nasturtiums and flat-leaf parsley Annuals The best sowing time Cineraria, dianthus, gazanias, Iceland poppies, primulas, violas Prune Remove weak stems and deadhead hydrangeas that have […]
Most gardeners take time off now to enjoy their gardens and spend time with family and friends.