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May 14, 2012

Jobs for May in the Vegetable Garden

Filed under: calendar — TopVeg @ 8:09 am

Jobs for May in the Vegetable Garden will be dominated by watering,  if rain does not come soon!

Sow:

place-seed-in-trench

place-seed-in-trench

  • directly into the ground – peas, lettuce, salad leaves, spring onions, beetroot, rocket, carrots, coriander & kohlrabi

Harden off:

celery plants to set outdoors at end of month

celery-plant

celery-plant

Plant into ground at end of month:

beans, squash, courgettes, sweetcorn & pumpkins

courgette-ready-to-plant

courgette-ready-to-plant

Crop:

  • cabbages & spinach left from winter
  • new-crop lettuce, salad leaves, rocket and spring onions

Other jobs:

thinning-out-beetroot

thinning-out-beetroot

  • prepare ground for leeks
rake-seed-bed

rake-seed-bed

broad-bean-plant-Optica

broad-bean-plant-Optica

  • weed, hoe & mulch regularly
    weed-too-big-to-hoe

    weed-too-big-to-hoe

    May is a busy time in the vegetable garden with lots of jobs to be done!

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