July — Gardener’s calendar

 
ROTATIONAL CROPS

CABBAGE FAMILY

(Cruciferae)
Sow in trays or pots: broccoli; spring cabbage (from mid-month); land cress (from mid-month); kohlrabi; mustard greens; Oriental greens; rapini; rocket; turnip greens

Sow direct: broccoli; spring cabbage (from mid-month); land cress (from mid-month); kohlrabi; mustard greens; Oriental greens; summer & winter radish; rapini; rocket; swede; turnip; turnip greens

Harvest: quick-heading calabrese (to mid-month); Asturian tree cabbage; summer cabbage; kale; kohlrabi; mustard greens (to mid-month); Oriental greens; summer radish; rocket; turnip


AMARANTH/BEETROOT FAMILY

(Amaranthaceae)
Sow direct: beetroot; chard & leaf beet; spinach

Harvest: beetroot; chard & leaf beet; orach; spinach


ONION FAMILY

(Alliaceae)
Sow direct: spring onions (from mid-month)

Harvest: bulb onions; spring onions


PEA & BEAN FAMILY

(Leguminosae)
Harvest: broad beans; French & runner beans; peas


CARROT FAMILY

(Umbelliferae)
Sow direct: fennel

Harvest: carrots


POTATO FAMILY

(Solanaceae)
Harvest: aubergine; chilli & sweet peppers (from mid-month); second early potatoes; tomatoes


MARROW FAMILY

(Cucurbitaceae)
Harvest: courgette & summer squash; cucumber


SUNFLOWER FAMILY

(Asteraceae)
Sow in trays or pots: chicory; lettuce

Sow direct: endive; lettuce

Harvest: lettuce


MISCELLANEOUS
Sow direct: minutina; winter purslane

Harvest: minutina; New Zealand spinach; sorrel; winter purslane

PERMANENT CROPS
TASKS