Seeds To Sow In June!

We have put together a list of all the seeds available at seednsow.co.uk that you can start sowing this month. There are so many delicious, organic vegetables you can start growing and beautiful flowers to brighten up your garden! 

We have even included some helpful growing tips for you!

Turnip

Grow your own Organic Turnips at home.  Perfect baked, mashed, or steamed, and can be used in the same way you would use a potato! They are also great in stews, soups and as an accompaniment with pork, beef and chicken. 

When to sow: March to August. 

When to harvest: June to November.

 Did you know you can even eat the turnip leaves, they are very popular in Italy!

Pea Sprouts

Pea Sprouts are so easy to grow, especially with kids because there are only a few weeks between sowing and harvesting! They have a deliciously nutty flavour perfect for salads and stir-fries. 

When to sow: Can be sown indoors all year round!  

When to harvest: Harvest when they are 3-4 inches tall.  

Fun fact: Pea sprouts are high in fibre, rich in protein, and vitamins B3, B5 and B6!

Runner Bean

Grow your own fresh, delicious, runner beans at home. They are easy to grow and as climbing plants, they produce a large crop in a small area!

Sow: Start indoors in April or direct sow May to June.

Harvest: From July onwards.

Did you know that if you regularly harvest your Runner Bean plant it will crop for 8 weeks or more!

Cabbage

Grow your own delicious, fresh cabbages at home. A very nutritious vegetable that goes perfectly with pork, lamb, beef, chicken and all other poultry. It is extremely versatile and can be cooked in a number of ways, such as sliced and stir-fried, roasted, braised or blanched.

When to sow: May to August.

When to harvest: Approximately 75 days after planting.

Your cabbages will be ready for harvesting approximately 75 days after planting. Harvest by cutting close to ground level with a kitchen knife, if you cut across on the stump a secondary crop of small cabbages can appear from the cut surface.

Calabrese

Grow your own fresh calabrese broccoli at home, a great accompaniment to so many dishes. Broccoli is known for its beneficial health effects, it is high in fibre, vitamin C, vitamin K, iron, potassium and more.  

When to sow: Start indoors in March. Direct sow from April to July.

When to harvest: Harvest June to December.

 Growing fact: Better heads are produced during cooler summers as hot weather can encourage plants to go to seed prematurely.

Lettuce

This green salad bowl lettuce variety produces large non-hearting heads of tender, green leaves that are slow to bolt. It is ideal for garnishes and makes delicious salads.

When to sow: March to July.

When to harvest: May to September. 

Fun Fact: Harvest your lettuce leaves very early in the morning, and they will be fresher for longer.

Spring Onion

Spring onions have a very similar taste to onions but much milder. They are great cooked or raw and make a fabulous addition to a range of delicious meals. 

When to sow: March to September.

When to harvest: June to April. 

Did you know that Spring Onions are an excellent source of vitamin C and calcium. They are also a good source of dietary fibre and vitamins A and B5=6, thiamine, folate and mineral.

Nigella

Nigella's are easy to grow and will bring some wonderful colour to your garden.

Sow: Sow indoors or undercover, September to November, or outdoors April to August.

Plant Type: Hardy Annual

Excellent cut flower variety. Sow some nigella seeds every 2-3 weeks for a continuous, beautiful display.

Ammi Majus

Ammi Majus is a beautiful, dainty white flower, reminiscent of lacework, which looks wonderful in any garden.

When to sow: March to June, and August to September

Plant Type: Hardy Annual.

Lavender

When to sow: February to July.

 Plant type: Non-hardy Perennial.

 Top tip: Lavender can make for an interesting flavouring for cakes and other recipes, it is also well known for its relaxing properties and can be used in homemade candles, soaps and bath oils.

Herbs 

At this time of year you can plant most herb varieties inside and out! Here at Seed n Sow we have a lovely range of organic, fragrant herbs for you to grow and add to your delicious recipes!

House Plants

We also have a very large range of beautiful house plant seeds.

Indoor plants are perfect for the urban gardener, and for anyone who wants to bring some of the outside in. Not only do they make your home look great, but many indoor plant varieties are also known for their ability to purify the air in your home!

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