July is a great month for sowing new varieties as the weather is steady and allows for fast germination.
Here are our top recommendations for planting in the month of July…
Veg to plant in July…
You can directly sow beetroot seeds now for a harvest in autumn.
Cabbages for winter can now be planted out – protect from pests with netting.
This is the last opportunity to sow carrot seeds for a crop in the following months.
Fast-growing herbs can be directly sown into the ground now; parsley, dill and coriander are great options.
Flowers to plant in July…
Sprinkle forget-me-not seeds in your beds and borders.
Sow delphiniums directly outside now for wonderful and colourful blooms the following spring.
For wonderful autumn and winter bedding, sow pansies now.
To allow time for germination, sow foxgloves now for gorgeous blooms the following summer.