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Harvest, store, sow & grow


Harvest, store, sow & grow


There’s no slowing down in autumn as fruit and veg crops stay excited by late sunshine.

Please click the links below to open PDF files with growing instructions for each crop.





Harvest & store

Asparagus pea, aubergine, Chinese cabbage, summer and autumn cabbage, calabrese, carrot, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, celery, chicory, courgette and marrow, cucumber, globe artichoke, French bean, runner bean, beetroot, kohl rabi, leaf beet

As well as: leek, lettuce, okra, bulb onion, pea, pepper, maincrop potato, pumpkin and squashes,radish, rocket,oriental salads, spring and summer salads, shallot, annual spinach, sweetcorn, sweet potato, indoor tomato, turnip.

Not forgetting: apple, blackberry and hybrid berries, blueberry, grape, melon, pear, plum, autumn raspberry, strawberry

And the final snips from a whole host of herbs.

Sow

Radish, rocket, delightful salads, oriental salads, annual spinach, chervil, sweet violet

…and in a few weeks, broad bean and garlic

Click here to download a PDF guide about autumn sowing

Look after

Sprouting broccoli, Brussels sprouts, winter and savoy cabbage, calabrese, cauliflower, celery, chicory, Jerusalem artichoke,kale, kohl rabi, leaf beet, leek, lettuce, parsnip, radish, rocket, autumn and winter salads, oriental salads, salsify and scorzonera, annual spinach, swede, turnip.

And not forgetting year round herbs: bay, rosemary, sage, thyme (although harvest in moderation as they don’t grow much over winter)

Garden Organic’s growing resources

Click here to discover unusual crops (opens ‘Sowing New Seed’ project website)

Step by step growing activities…

Become a Garden Organic member…

What to do in the garden now

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Article by Philip Turvil

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