TopVeg – growing veg,fruit&herbs

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

August 2, 2010

Rainfall in the TopVeg garden July 2010

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Rainfall in the TopVeg garden in July 2010 was 25.5ml

January 2010 was 57 ml

February 2010 was 59.5ml

March 2010 was 26.5ml

April 2010 was 18 ml

May 2010 was 8.25ml

June 2010 was 28.5ml

Rainfall in the TopVeg garden in 2009 was 518.75

Month Rainfall ml
January 32
February 45.5
March 17
April 7
May 41.5
June 13
July 111
August 40
September 11.5
October 63.75
November 69.5
December 67

The annual rainfall in the TopVeg Garden:

Year Rain ml
2006 631
2007 795
2008 571
2009 519

The ground is very dry and the plants are becoming stressed.  The  rainfall in July 2010  in the TopVeg garden  was well below average.

June 30, 2008

Jobs for July in the Vegetable Garden

Filed under: calendar — Tags: — TopVeg @ 4:48 pm

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.

Sow  directly into the ground:

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

Harvest:

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

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

Salad leaves, lettuces, radish & tomatoes

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