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June 1, 2012

Vegetable Gardening Jobs for June

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June is a busy month with lots of vegetable gardening jobs:
Sow:
  • continue to sow directly into the soil french & runner beans, peas, beetroot, carrots,spinach beet, lettuces and salad leaves.
  • plant out seedlings of leeks, cabbages, celariac, courgettes, pumpkins, squash, calabrese, purple sprouting broccoli and outdoor tomatoes
planting-out-leeks

planting-out-leeks

Harvest:
  • soft fruit
  • broad beans, peas, early potatoes, garlic & shallots
  • keep picking salad leaves, rocket and cut-&-come again lettuce
Optica-broad-bean-pods

Optica-broad-bean-pods

Other jobs for June:
  • dry shallots & garlic in sun
  • mulch fruit bushes to retain moisture & smother weeds
  • stake tomatoes, peas and dwarf beans
  • tie raspberry canes to wires.
  • net soft fruit against birds
  • use enviromesh to keep insects & birds off brassicas & carrots
  • collect rain water & use on veg in dry weather
Enjoy the vegetable gardening jobs in June!

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