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Carl f k

  • Joined Aug 2012
What to plant out now
« on: August 29, 2012, 12:09:43 pm »
Got my chooks for eggs, rabbits for meat now time to get the veg growing.. But whet to plant this time of year? Any advice please

suziequeue

  • Joined Feb 2010
  • Llanidloes; Powys
Re: What to plant out now
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2012, 12:24:49 pm »
Carl
 
Somebody more knowledgeable wil be along soon but I planted out some brocolli and winter/spring cabbages just last weekend. I had to buy them as plug plants (more expensive) as I hadn't got it together to do seedlings over the summer.... but next year I'll be ready.
 
I also planted a trench of autumn tatties. They were going cheap as they are all sprouted now so I expect they're getting to the end of the season on those.
 
There's also things like winter lettuce, chard and pak choi and autumn planted onions and garlic which will overwinter and steal the march on sets planted in spring although you run the risk of loosing a few over winter I guess and their beds need a bit of preparation.
 
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Carl f k

  • Joined Aug 2012
Re: What to plant out now
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2012, 04:58:09 pm »
Thanks for the reply I will give the broccoli a go for starters if I can find some plugs

the great composto

  • Guest
Re: What to plant out now
« Reply #3 on: August 29, 2012, 07:29:04 pm »
I use these types of website to decide what I want to plant at any time of the year.

Just scroll down a little to see what you could sow in august. Then they have one for every other month of the year.

http://www.allotment.org.uk/grow-your-own/summer/august

Mad Goatwoman of Madeley

  • Joined Sep 2011
  • Telford
Re: What to plant out now
« Reply #4 on: August 29, 2012, 10:17:43 pm »
Broad beans can go in a bit later in the year, also onions.

Carl f k

  • Joined Aug 2012
Re: What to plant out now
« Reply #5 on: August 30, 2012, 04:20:31 pm »
I have some broad bean seeds so will give them ago.. And I sure wilkos will have onions in soon, thanks for the advice

Laurasfarm

  • Joined Sep 2012
  • Wigan
    • Laura's Organics
Re: What to plant out now
« Reply #6 on: September 11, 2012, 10:18:49 am »
Lots of lettuces can be done all year round, and in September.......
Spinach
spring cabbage
onion
radish
oriental vegetables
Florence fennel

 

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