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When To Sow Guide


Having a successful crop can be down to multiple factors including when to sow your seed. This page is to help you figure out when and what to sow at different times of the year. This is a guide and times will vary depending on seasonal variation and location. 


Spring (March, April & May)- 


Broad Beans - Can be sown from March to early May. 


French Beans - Can be sown from April with protection and May outside.   


Runner Beans - Can be sown from April under cover or from May direct into growing site.


Broccoli - Can be sown from February to May to harvest high yields of tasty spears from June to November.

Brussels Sprouts - Can be sown from March and April.

Cabbage, Autumn/Winter - Can be sown from April to May. Plant out June - July. Cut in Winter
Red Cabbage - Sow in April. Transplant May to June.  
Calabrese - Sow in April. Heads are ready in August.

Cape Gooseberry - Can be sown from March to April. Harvest from mid August - October.

Carrots - Can be sown from March to August.
Cauliflower, Over Winter - Can be Sown from April to June.
Celeriac - Can be sown from March to April. 
Celery - Can be sown from March to April. 
Chard - Can be sown from March to August.
Chicory, Forcing Type - Sow in May.

Courgette - Can be sown from April to May.


Cress - Can be sown from March to May. 
Cucumber - Can be sown from April to May. 
Endive - Can be sown from April to September. 
Florence Fennel - Can be sown from April to June. 
Kale - Can be Sown from April to May.
Kohl Rabi - Can be succession sown from April to July.
Leeks - Can be sown from March to April. 
Lettuce, Butterhead - Can be sown from March to July.
Lettuce, Crisphead - Can be sown from March to July.
Lettuce, Mixed Leaves - Can be sown from March to August.
Lettuce, Cos - Can be sown from April to September.
Marrow - Can be sown from April to May. 
Melon - Can be sown form April to May.
Peas, Early - Can be sown form March to May.
Peas, Maincrop - Can be sown form March to May.
Peas, Edible Podded Types - Can be sown from March to May.
Radish - Can be succession sown from March to September.

Rocket - Can be sown in March in cold frame or from April direct to growing site.
Salsify - Can be sown from April to May.
Scorzonera - Can be sown from April to May. 
Spinach - Can be sown from March to September. 
Squashes - Can be sown from April to May. 
Swede - Can be sown from May to June. 
Sweetcorn - Can be sown from April to May. 
Watermelon - Can be sown from March to April.


Summer (June, July & August)- 


Beetroot - Can be sown from March to July in shallow drills.


Cabbage, Spring - Can be sown from July to September. Transplant September to October. Cut in Spring


Chicory, Leaf Type - Can be sown form June to July. 


Claytonia - Can be sown from August onwards.

Corn Salad - Can be sown from August onwards.


Radish, Winter - Can be succession sown from June to September.

Autumn (September, October & November)-


Broad Bean Superaquadulce - Can be sown from October to November or early March.


Lettuce, Winter Greenhouse - Can be sown from September to February. 

Winter (December, January & February)-


Aubergines - Can be sown from January to March.


Cabbage, Summer/Autumn - Can be sown from February to April. Harvest from June to November.


Cabbage, Savoy - Sow Jan to March. Crop from May. 

Cauliflower, Summer/Autumn - Can be sown from Jan - May.


Lettuce, Batavian - Can be sown from February to July.

Lettuce, Baby Leaf - Can be sown throughout the year, though only under cover in the coldest months. 


Lettuce, Loose leaf - Can be sown from February to July.
Onions - Can be sow from January to March. 
Salad Onions - Can be sown from February to July.
Parsley - Can be sown from late February to early May. 
Parsnip - Can be sown from February to May. 
Peppers, Hot Chilli - Can be sown from January to March.
Peppers, Sweet - Can be sown from January to March.
Tomatillo - Can be sown January to March. 
Tomato, Bush (Determinate) Types - Can be sown from January to March.
Tomato, Tall (indeterminate) Types - Can be sown from January to March.
Turnip - Sow in February with protection or in March and April outside. Can also be sown in July and August for an autumn crop.

                                                                             



































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