AUGUST SOWING GUIDE

AUGUST SOWING GUIDE

AUGUST SOWING GUIDE

AUGUST SOWING GUIDE

In the open you can sow:

Baby leaves

Beetroot*

Broccoli Raab

Cabbages – spring varieties SPECIAL OFFER

Calabrese

Carrots*

Chicory

       Chinese Amaranth

Chinese Broccoli

Chinese Cabbage

Choy Sum

Corn Salad

Cress

Endive*

Florence Fennel

Flowers – Enyngium, Escholotzia, Honesty (lunaria annua), Larkspur, Malva & Papavers

Green Manures – Crimson Clover, Fodder Radish, Field Mustard & Phacelia

Herbs – Borage, Caraway, Celery Leaf, Chervil, Coriander, Lavender, Marsh Mallow & Stridolo

Kale

Kohl Rabi

Komatsuna

Leaf Beat

Lettuce*

Mibuna

Mizuna

Mustard Leaf

Okahijiki

Onions - overwintering   SPECIAL OFFER

Pak Choi

Parsley

Purslane, Summer and Winter*

Radish & Mooli Radish

Rocket 

Shungiku

Spinach

Spring Onions

Texel Greens*

Turnips

* as autumn progresses these will need protection (cloches or fleece)

 

An unheated greenhouse or a polytunnel help to extend your season.  You can sow any of the following in seed trays or modules to transplant under cover for eating over the winter: Celery leaf, red and sugar loaf chicory, Chinese broccoli and cabbage, choy sum, corn salad, endive, fennel, land cress, lettuce, mibuna, mizuna, mustard leaf, salad rocket and senposai

 

Sow undercover this month for cut-&-come-again salad leaves: tree spinach (magentaspreen) & orach