Make the most of this month and get ahead for next years harvests; plant and sow vegetables, fruits and flowers to ensure a bountiful crop for the following year.
Here are our top recommendations for planting in the month of October…
Veg to plant in October…
Peas can be sown now for an early crop next spring.
Salad leaves and mixes are easy to grow; if sown as early as October, you could be reaping the benefits as early as this winter.
Summer cropping cauliflower varieties can be sown now to overwinter.
Onion sets can be planted directly into the ground now.
Flowers to plant in October…
Phacelia is a wonderful hardly annual that is loved by pollinators, sow indoors to be planted out next spring.
Wallflowers can be planted now for next spring.
Wildflower mixes can be scattered now for a lovely display the following year – these are fantastic for attracting pollinators.