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July 1, 2012

Jobs in July Vegetable Garden

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July is the month when all the hard work in the vegetable garden bares fruit. A lot of time will be spent harvesting fruit and vegetables.

flowering-courgettes

flowering-courgettes

Sow  directly into the ground:

Kale, spinach beet, Chinese greens, cabbages, winter lettuce  & winter radish.

land cress variegated

land cress variegated

These vegetables will supply fresh green leaves later on in the year if planted in July

Harvest:

Soft fruit, such as raspberries, strawberries, gooseberries, currants, tayberries.

soft-fruit-bowl

soft-fruit-bowl

French & runner beans, peas, potatoes, cabbages, spinach, beetroot, courgettes.

branch-runner-beans

branch-runner-beans

Salad leaves, lettuces, radish & tomatoes

butterhead-lettuce

butterhead-lettuce

Other jobs:

  • Hoe to keep weeds down & conserve soil water
  • Water plants regularly
  • Ridge up potatoes
  • cut down old raspberry canes when they have finished fruiting & tie in new canes

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