What seeds to sow indoors this month

Vegetables to sow indoors

  • Beetroot
  • Cabbages (spring)
  • Carrots
  • French beans
  • Kale
  • Peas
  • Radishes (winter)
  • Sprouting broccoli
  • Swiss chard
  • Turnips

Salads to sow indoors

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

What to grow outdoors this month

Sow outdoors

  • Chicory
  • Endive
  • Lettuces
  • Radishes
  • Rocket
  • Salad leaves
  • Spring onions
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
  • Broad beans
  • Broccoli
  • Carrots
  • Chillies and peppers
  • Courgettes
  • Florence fennel
  • French beans
  • Garlic
  • Globe artichokes
  • Kohl rabi
  • Leaf beet
  • Marrows
  • Onions
  • Peas
  • Potatoes
  • Rhubarb
  • Runner beans
  • Shallots
  • Spinach
  • Turnips
Gardening with children
Image: https://gardenerspath.com/how-to/beginners/gardening-children/

Salads to harvest

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

Fruits to harvest

  • Apricots
  • Blackcurrants
  • Blueberries
  • Cherries
  • Gooseberries
  • Peaches
  • Plums
  • Raspberries
  • Redcurrants
  • Strawberries
  • Whitecurrants

Jobs to do in the garden this month

  • Pest & disease watch
  • Water and weed
  • Mulch
  • Pinch out tomato shoots and tops of climbing beans
  • Feed tomatoes and peppers
  • Net peas and brassicas (to prevent the birds eating all the crops)
  • Earth up potatoes
  • Summer prune gooseberries and currants
  • Remove raspberry runners you don’t want
  • Feed asparagus
  • Tie in blackberries
  • Prune fruit trees
  • Take perennial herb cuttings for propagating
  • Tidy up strawberries
  • Dry out onions and garlic by laying them out
  • Build up earth around potatoes, brassicas and celery
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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