JULY SOWING GUIDE

JULY SOWING GUIDE

July Sowing Guide

Artichoke – Romanesco & Violet de Provence can be sown for

harvesting next year

Baby leaf choices – Astra, Barese, Bulls Blood,

Italiko Rosso, Magentaspreen, Molokhia, Red Carpet, Red Ruble, Red Wizard, Rubino, Sangria the delicious mixes plus Serge for pea shoots

Beans – climbing and dwarf French varieties

AND Runner Beans Aintree and Equator

Beetroot – wide range of varieties

Broccoli Red Fire

Broccoli Raab

Brussel Sprout Medio Enana De La Halle

Spring cabbage - for those in colder areas for next year –

April, Durham Early, Evergreen & Wheelers Imperial

Cabbages (for this autumn) – Copenhagen Market Early,

Early Jersey Wakefield, Elisa F1, Golden Acre

& Tundra F1 plus Tendersweet for salads

Calabrese – De Cicco, Marathon, Typhoon & Zen

Carrots – 26 choices plus a July SPECIAL OFFER

Cauliflower – Macerata Green & Sicily Purple

Celtuce

Chicory – Pain De Sucre, Variegata di Castelfranco & 3 others

Corn salad (4 choices)

Cress & Land Cress

Endive - Cornet De Bordeaux, Panaclieri & Romanesca Da Taglio

Florence Fennel – this is THE perfect month for sowing

chose Romanesco or Sweet Florence

Kale – Black Magic, Cottagers, Emerald Ice, Hungry Gap,

Kapral, Red Russian & Scarlet

Kohl Rabi – Korfu & Superschmelz

A wide range of Oriental Greens including

Chinese Amaranth, Chinese Broccoli,

Chinese Cabbage, Choy Sum

Komatsuna, Mibuna, Mizuna

Mustard Leaf, Namenia, Okahijiki   

Orach, Pak Choi, Shungiku & Tokyo Bekana

Leaf Beat

Lettuce – a special July collection or 30 individual choices

Parsley

Peas - Douce Provence, Ambassador and Onward or choose

Serge (for shoots)

Purslane

Radishes – for colour, texture and a bite of flavour

Rocket – add zing to your salads (and pizza & burgers)

Spinach & New Zealand Spinach

Spring Onions – perfect for summer sowing too

Swede – sow Invitation for the winter to come

Texel greens

Turkish Rocket – versatile and perennial

Turnips – sow now for autumn and beyond, see this month’s

forgotten flavours for more information

Green Manures – alfalfa, crimson clover, fodder

radish, field mustard and phacelia (also great

                for attracting pollinators)

Herbs – Basil (British), Borage, Chervil, Coriander, Perilla,

                Stridolo

And if you have room then Hollyhock Charters

                Double Mixed or Calendula Wintersun which will bring you

 bright flowers through the winter months.

 

Now I know turnips are not flamboyant show stealers but they oughtn’t be languishing as a forgotten hero

for most gardeners

 

Goldana

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