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Vegetables to Sow in September

September is the time to sow seeds for the vegetables that will grow in your garden during the colder winter months. Good options are spring onions for the next spring, plus winter lettuces, radish and some early broccoli, all to pick early in the new year. See our September seed range here.

September is the time to sow seeds for the vegetables that will grow in your garden during the colder winter months. Good options are spring onions for the next spring, plus winter lettuces, radish and some early broccoli, all to pick early in the new year. See our September seed range here.

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Vegetables to sow in September

September is a peak time to harvest your well earned crops, so you have plenty of homegrown veg to keep you going throughout the quieter months. However, there’s still an abundance of veg waiting to be sown and to make the most of sunny days and warm evenings as summer comes to a close.

There’s a wide range of veg to sow in September (and right up until October in fact), and now’s the time when your cold frame and greenhouse come into their own. If you want to sow your September seeds outside, use a fleece of perforated polythene to protect them.

Transplant spring cabbage into their final growing positions. For a supply of herbs during the winter, pot up basil, marjoram, mint, oregano and parsley plants and grow them on the kitchen windowsill. You can also pot up cut-and-come again salad varieties pots for tasty leaves in the autumn.

Crops should be picked regularly ensuring they are always fresh and tender, and items such as courgettes and beans shouldn’t be left too long prior to picking. It’s also time to grow autumn-planting shallots and onions, and you will be able harvest June to July (Shallots until September) the following year.

Check out our handy blog with the latest tips and further information on September Allotment advice.