September is a wonderful month for harvests, with allotments and gardens alike full of bountiful grows. However, sowing varieties now makes for an earlier crop in spring!
Here are our top recommendations for planting in the month of September…
Veg to plant in September…
Spinach can be sown directly into the ground now to be enjoyed next spring.
Sowing broad beans now means they have time to establish over winter.
Cover with fleece in extreme conditions.
Garlic is a fantastic vegetable to grow, and can be planted now.
Peas can be planted now to allow time to establish and overwinter.
Flowers to plant in September…
Nigella or ‘love in a mist’ is a beautiful and popular plant that can be sown now to blooms early spring.
Poppies can be sown in autumn for early summer blooms.
Queen Anne’s Lace
A popular cutting flower – Queen Anne’s Lace can be sown now for displays next summer.