What to sow and plant in July

The information on sowing and planting given here is for everyone from the south of England to the north of Scotland. For more information on growing each type of vegetable refer to our comprehensive list of Growing Cards and our Sowing New Seeds project resources page.

Growing conditions can vary dramatically across the country, and even within a locality. If you are new to growing and are unsure about exactly what to do when, try asking other vegetable growers nearby. And be guided by the weather and soil conditions.

See also: Factsheet Growing from Seed

Sow outdoors

  • Beetroot M - Early and maincrop
  • Calabrese M
  • Carrots - Early
  • Cauliflower M - Mini varieties
  • Chicory - Pain di Zucchero, harvest in October
  • Chicory - Red and Sugarloaf
  • Chinese Cabbage M - Do not transplant from a seedbed - either sow direct or in modules
  • French beans
  • Kale
  • Kohl rabi M
  • Lettuce M - Loose leaf, Cos, crisphead and butterhead. In hot weather, sow into modules or seed trays and shade from the sun
  • Pak Choi M
  • Parsley
  • Peas - Maincrop, mangetout and sugarsnap
  • Radish, mooli
  • Radish, winter
  • Spinach perpetual M
  • Swiss chard M To brighten up your beds, try Rainbow chard
  • Turnip

Note M - these plants resent root disturbance and are best raised in module trays only


Return to [Your organic garden in July](The information on sowing and planting given here is for everyone from the south of England to the north of Scotland. For more information on growing each type of vegetable refer to our comprehensive list of Growing Cards and our Sowing New Seeds project resources page.

Growing conditions can vary dramatically across the country, and even within a locality. If you are new to growing and are unsure about exactly what to do when, try asking other vegetable growers nearby. And be guided by the weather and soil conditions.

See also: Factsheet Growing from Seed

Sow outdoors

  • Beetroot M - Early and maincrop
  • Calabrese M
  • Carrots - Early
  • Cauliflower M - Mini varieties
  • Chicory - Pain di Zucchero, harvest in October
  • Chicory - Red and Sugarloaf
  • Chinese Cabbage M - Do not transplant from a seedbed - either sow direct or in modules
  • French beans
  • Kale
  • Kohl rabi M
  • Lettuce M - Loose leaf, Cos, crisphead and butterhead. In hot weather, sow into modules or seed trays and shade from the sun
  • Pak Choi M
  • Parsley
  • Peas - Maincrop, mangetout and sugarsnap
  • Radish, mooli
  • Radish, winter
  • Spinach perpetual M
  • Swiss chard M To brighten up your beds, try Rainbow chard
  • Turnip

Note M - these plants resent root disturbance and are best raised in module trays only


Return to Your organic garden in July