Continue to harvest beetroot as described in the previous
diary entry here.
Garlic is coming to the
end of its harvest period in a few weeks time so make sure that you
prepare lots of bulbs for long term storage. The warm weather in
August is ideal for drying out garlic for storage so make full use
of it. Read our
detailed article on how best to store garlic.
Now is the time to start
looking at you onion crop and deciding when to harvest and store it.
There is no exact answer to when to harvest because the UK has many
different climates and each year has different weather. the basic
rule is to wait until the stems have fallen over for a couple of
days and the foliage is starting to yellow at the edges. Our
article on harvesting and storing onions gives lots of
guidance, hints and tips.
FEED POTATOES IN CONTAINERS
We recommend feeding potatoes in containers every other week
with a liquid tomato feed.
Click here for more details in our main article.
WEEKLY FEEDING OF RAISED BEDS
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