October Planting: Fruit and vegetables to grow in October•
Posted on 5 June 2022
There’s still plenty to sow and plant out this month even though nights are getting longer, and temperatures are getting lower.
Many people are surprised to know that you can grow salad in winter very successfully without needing too much space or even a greenhouse. It can be sown this month and grown this month but will need protecti
Lamb’s lettuce is a very hardy winter salad which lasts well throughout the winter. It has a soft texture and mild flavour. Winter lettuce can be grown now for cropping in autumn and hardy varieties can be over-wintered to crop in early spring.
Herbs including dill, chives, basil, and parsley can still be grown now either on a windowsill or outside under protection. Vigoroot fabric table planter is perfect if you would rather grow outside. It has an integral self-watering system and poly protection cover to protect from frosts and cold weather.
Now is the perfect time to directly sow garlic as it enables the roots to develop before the cold weather to set in.
Spring cabbages can still be planted outside now and will be ready to harvest from February onwards.
Broad beans and winter-hardy pea varieties can be sown outdoors during October for cropping early next year.
Grow at Home: the best way to grow Spring Cabbages
What is Spring Cabbage? Spring Cabbage is a is delicious and tender variety of cabbage that you plant in summer and eat the following Spring. Th...Read More
November Planting: Fruit and vegetables to plant in November
Winter gardening is more about prep for very early spring crops. Sowing in November will take the pressure off in spring. Getting as much planted ...Read More
Ideas for growing vegetables in containers
Why grow vegetables and herbs in containers? Container gardening is ideal way for those who have only small spaces such as a patio, terrace, or ba...Read More