October Sowing Guide

Treat yourself to some super October sowing varieties.  Our guide below gives you nearly 150 fabulous choices to be growing this month – information is on the back of every packet.

Baby Leaf – Astra, Catalogna Cerbiatta, Deronda, Red Carpet, Red Ruble, Red Wizard, Sangria and 4 fab mixes

Beetroot – Early Wonder

Broad Beans to overwinter – Aquadulce Claudia, Masterpiece Green Longpod & Sutton Dwarf

Cauliflower – All Year Round, Atalaya & Snowball

Chicory – Pain de Sucre

Collards – Champion, Flash & Morris Heading

Corn Salad – Dutch Broad Leaf, Verte de Cambrai & Vit

Cress – 5 choices

Endive – Catalogna Garnet Stem, Cornet de Bordeaux & Panaclieri

Kale – Premier & Scarlet

Leaf Beet – Erbette

Lettuce – Arctic King, Barba dei Frati, Black Seeded Simpson, Bountiful Blend, Cantarix, Marvel of Four Seasons, Meraviglie D’In.S.M., Ref Grenoble, Rouge de Hiver, Trionfo d’autunno & Waldman’s Dark Green

Parsley – Bravour, Extra Triple Curled, French Plain Leaf & Laura

Pea – Douce Provance & Avola

Purslane – summer mix

Radish – Malaga Violet & Miyashige

Rocket – Esmee, Giove, Napoli, Rucola Coltivata, Uber & Wild Rocket

Spinach – Banjo, Clarinet, Gazelle, Giant Winter, Harp, Matador, Medania, Renegade & Trombone

Spring Onions – Eiffel, Entita, Parade, Tipika, White Lisbon & Winter Hardy White Lisbon

Strawberries – Alexandria & Alpine Yellow

Texel Greens

Turnips – Goldana & Snowball

Oriental Choices:

Choy Sum – Red Hon Tsai-Tai & Purple Choi

Mibuna, Minutina, Mitsuba

Mizuna – Kyoto & Red Empire


Mustard Leaves – Garnet Giant, Golden Streaks, Green Wave, Osaka Purple, Red Dragon, Red Kingdom, Ruby Streaks & Wasabina


Pak Choi – Green Revolution & Yuushou

Shungiku & Tokyo Bekana

Herbs – British Basil (inside), Caraway, Coriander Filtro, Lavender, Marsh Mallow, Mountain Mint, Sweet Cicely & Wild Garlic

Flowers – Foxglove, Honesty, Limnanthes & Malva, Nigella Delft Blue, Stocks Miracle Mix and lots of lovely Sweet Pea choices (including new varieties)

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