Vegetable Gardening: What to Plant in August•
Posted on 1 May 2022
What vegetables to plant in August
Can I even plant vegetables in August?
It's still not too late in the year to plant vegetables especially with quick growing crops as the temperature during this period are often perfect for seed germination.
The start of the month is the last chance for Radishes.
Scallions, bunching onions, salad onions are salad staples are so versatile, meaning they're a great option for vegetables to plant in August.
Spinach is super versatile and is easy to grow and you can reap the rewards well into winter if you choose a hardy variety and provide with good light.
Beetroots can be planted out towards the end of this month and are great for their edible roots as well as tender leaves. They are easy to grow and ideal for anyone new to vegetable gardening.
Plant out seedlings
Winter cabbages grown from seed in previous months should be planted out now.
August is also a great time to plant out rooted strawberry runners. If you don’t have the space for strawberries don’t forget that you can plant them in patio planters, this can be quite good as you can move them to warm spots or even encourage more fruit by placing the whole thing in a greenhouse.
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