Post: It’s August!


It’s August! Kids driving you mad?! Get them out in the garden! Here are some things to be doing this month:-

• Plant overwintering brassica plants including kale, broccoli and cauliflower;

• Plant your seed potatoes for harvesting for your Christmas dinner;

• Thin root crops such as beetroot, carrot and turnips;

• Stop cordon tomato plants from getting taller by taking out the growing tip;

• Cut squash and pumpkin leaves to help the fruits to ripen;

• Harvest spring planted onions, shallots and garlic.

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