June

General tasks

Protect strawberries  with straw around the plant and cover the plants with suitable netting. Pinch of the top of  broadbeans as soon as the first set of beans start to form to discourage black fly and keep watering. Earth early and main crop potatoes. Water regularly. Use mulching to maximise the benefit of watering.

Sow / plant

Brussels Sprouts, Runner Bean, French Bean, Beetroot, Carrot, Courgette, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Marrow, Purple Sprouting Broccoli, Pumpkin, Peas, Radish, Romanesco, Turnip.

Harvest

Broadbeans (autumn sowing), Beetroot, Carrot, Lettuce, Peas, Radish, Rocket, Spinach,  Turnips, Gooseberries, Strawberries.