"Touch wood" all danger of frost has
now passed for
the vast majority of the UK so your first indoor sowing of French
Beans can now be transplanted outside.
feed your potatoes with tomato feed every other week. Radishes are
quick growing salad vegetables and should be a very reasonable size
by now for harvesting.
PLANT OUT FIRST SOWING OF FRENCH BEANS
In most areas of the UK all danger of frost has now passed so
it's time to plant your French Beans out in your raised bed. Hollow
out a hole in the raised bed about the size of the pot, turn the pot
over and empty the French Bean plant and compost into your hand.
Place it in the hole and fill around with soil from the raised bed.
Water well. Spacing between plants should be about 15cm / 6in.
to read our full article on everything to do with growing French
Beans in raised beds.
PLANT OUT TOMATOES
Now is the
time to plant out tomatoes in most parts of the UK. Read our
description of the best way to plant tomatoes in containers for
the very best results. The next step in our weekly diary for
tomatoes is in August week 1.
HARVEST SUMMER RADISH
As you harvest your summer radishes it's perfectly OK to sow more
radish seeds in the vacant spaces. Radish don't appreciate really
hot weather conditions so they may not be quite as tasty as those
sown a week or so previously but if weather is cool they will be
perfect. Click here
for our main article on growing radish.
FINAL SOWING OF SPRING ONIONS
THIN LETTUCE SEEDLINGS
WEEKLY FEEDING OF RAISED BEDS
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.
WEED RAISED BEDS REGULARLY
WATER RAISED BEDS WHEN NEEDED
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