June — Gardener’s calendar

 
ROTATIONAL CROPS

CABBAGE FAMILY

(Cruciferae)
Sow in trays or pots: broccoli; sprouting broccoli; Asturian tree cabbage (to mid-month); rocket; Oriental greens; turnip greens (from mid-month)

Sow direct: broccoli; sprouting broccoli; Asturian tree cabbage (to mid-month);
rocket; Oriental greens; summer radish; swede; turnip (to mid-month); turnip greens (from mid-month)

Harvest: sprouting broccoli (to mid-month); quick-heading calabrese; Asturian tree cabbage; garden & land cress; kohlrabi; mustard greens; Oriental greens; summer radish; rapini; rocket; turnip greens (to mid-month)


AMARANTH/BEETROOT FAMILY

(Amaranthaceae)
Sow in trays or pots: amaranth grain & leaf (to mid-month); quinoa (to mid-month)

Sow direct: beetroot; chard & leaf beet; orach; spinach

Harvest: beetroot; chard & leaf beet (from mid-month); orach; spinach


ONION FAMILY

(Alliaceae)
Harvest: bulb onions


PEA & BEAN FAMILY

(Leguminosae)
Sow in trays or pots: French beans; runner beans (to mid-month)

Sow direct: French beans; runner beans (to mid-month)

Harvest: broad beans; French beans (from mid-month); peas


CARROT FAMILY

(Umbelliferae)
Sow direct: carrots; root parsley (to mid-month)

Harvest: carrots


POTATO FAMILY

(Solanaceae)
Harvest: aubergine (from mid-month); first early potatoes; tomatoes (from mid-month)


MARROW FAMILY

(Cucurbitaceae)
Harvest: courgette & summer squash (from mid-month); cucumber (from mid-month)


SUNFLOWER FAMILY

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

Sow direct: chicory; lettuce

Harvest: endive; lettuce


MISCELLANEOUS
Sow direct: minutina; winter purslane; sweetcorn (to mid-month)

Harvest: minutina; New Zealand spinach; sorrel

PERMANENT CROPS
TASKS