August

General tasks

Protect marrows and squashes with a tile or glass underneath the fruit to stop rotting. Clean out carrots showing signs of carrot fly. Chop off leaves, stalks, and unwanted runners of strawberry plants to about 1 inch from the top of the plant. Leave runners on healthy plants for propagation. Leave out harvested onions to dry before storing.

Sow / plant

Lettuce, Spring cabbage, Kohlrabi, Radish, Spinach, Swiss chard, Turnip, Kale, Purple Sprouting Broccoli, and Green Manure.

Harvest

Peas, French Beans, Runner Beans, Beetroot, Carrots, Courgettes, Cucumber, Lettuce, Marrow, Radish, Rocket, Chard, Potato, Onion, Shallots, Garlic, Sweetcorn, Swiss chard, Turnips. Fruit - Raspberries, Blackcurrants, Redcurrants, Strawberries.