July

General tasks

French Beans- pick pods when about 4 inches long, and keep picking. Check the undersides of brassicas leaves for the eggs or caterpillars of the cabbage white butterfly. Earth up potatoes and mulch with any dry materials - weeds, grass cuttings, etc. Above all, keep watering your plants regularly.

Sow / plant

Courgette, Squash, Lettuce, Rocket, Parsley,  Chard, Perpetual Spinach, Radish, Turnip, French Beans, Runner Beans, Beetroots, Carrots, Kale, Purple Sprouting Broccoli, Cabbage (winter).

Harvest

Broad Beans, Peas, French Beans, Runner Beans, Beetroots, Carrots, Cabbage, Courgettes, Cucumber, Lettuce, Radish, Rocket, Spinach, Turnips, Potato (earlies), Onion (autumn sowing), Shallots, Garlic, Strawberries.