What seeds to sow indoors this month

Vegetables to sow indoors

  • Spinach

Salads to sow indoors

  • Lettuces
  • Radishes
  • Rocket
  • Salad leaves
  • Spring onions
Sow seeds indoors
fSow seeds indoors. (Source: freepik.com)

What to grow outdoors this month

Sow outdoors

  • Cabbage (spring)
  • Cranberries
  • Onion sets
  • Peaches
  • Strawberries
Growing your own food outdoors
Growing your own food outdoors. Source: freepik.com

What to harvest (& stow away) this month

Vegetables to harvest

  • Aubergines
  • Beetroot
  • Broccoli
  • Brussel sprouts
  • Cabbages
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celeriac
  • Chillies and peppers
  • Courgettes
  • Florence fennel
  • French beans
  • Globe artichokes
  • Kohl rabi
  • Leeks
  • Marrows
  • Onions
  • Peas
  • Potatoes
  • Runner beans
  • Shallots
  • Spinach
  • Summer squash
  • Swede
  • Sweetcorn
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Turnips
  • Winter radishes
  • Winter squash
Gardening with children
Image: https://gardenerspath.com/how-to/beginners/gardening-children/

Salads to harvest

  • Celery
  • Chicory
  • Cucumber
  • Endive
  • Lettuce
  • Radishes
  • Rocket
  • Salad leaves
  • Spring onions
  • Tomatoes

Fruits to harvest

  • Apples
  • Apricots
  • Blackberries
  • Blackcurrants
  • Blueberries
  • Cape gooseberries
  • Cranberries
  • Figs
  • Peaches
  • Pears
  • Plums
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries

Jobs to do in the garden this month

  • Pest & disease watch
  • Water and weed when necessary
  • Turn dying plants into compost heap
  • Dry out onions and garlic by laying them out
  • Feed (high-potash) and protect pumpkins and winter squash from rotting on the ground
  • Collect and save seeds
  • Cut down asparagus & Jerusalem artichoke
  • Build up earth around potatoes, brassicas and celery
  • Sow green manure
  • Prune fruit trees
  • Order new fruit trees and bushes
Creating single-storey raised beds

Join us

Volunteer days are where this starts. We want people from in and around MK to join us and get involved in any aspect of the project and the garden that interests them.

We will always welcome new volunteers, whether you’re an individual or coming with company or even planning a corporate volunteer day.

Please contact us if you’re interested in joining – no matter what your skills or knowledge.

To join our group, follow us on Twitter or Facebook or simply contact us here.


We look forward to seeing you in the garden!

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