Seed potatoes for planting in late
August will become available now. Buy them when you see them
because they tend to sell out quickly. If you don't buy them soon
you may well end up with a variety that is not your first choice.
They will keep in the fridge for several weeks without any real
Continue to harvest beetroot as described in the previous
diary entry here.
BEGIN TO HARVEST TOMATOES
Many tomato varieties will be ready for harvest now. Read
our article on
how to harvest them, how to store and freeze them and most
importantly a few good recipes to eat them!
See our advice on harvesting carrots by clicking
HARVEST FRENCH BEANS
Read our main article
on French Beans for full information on how to harvest them.
WEEKLY FEEDING OF RAISED BEDS
WATER WHEN NEEDED
Have a think about how your raised beds can be watered if you go
on holiday for a week or two. Neighbours are the best solution,
failing that an automatic watering system may be the solution. These
are easy to install for a raised bed and are very reliable.
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