With summer sunshine slowly becoming a distant memory, it’s time to embrace a fresh season and begin planning your Autumn vegetable growing! September is by far one of the busiest months for growing your own vegetables, and of course harvesting them too, so we’ve pulled together the ultimate guide to help you navigate your way to delicious vegetable success!
Planting the perfect Christmas
This month is the ideal time to plant seed potatoes into a pot in order to grow a tasty crop to serve with your festive dishes! Just imagine the taste of those crispy delights. Why not take a look at this fab recipe to get crunchy, fluffy, spot-on spuds? You won’t regret it!
Treat yourself . . .
But don’t forget that little something sweet! Continue to plant new strawberry beds for a burst of deliciousness. Check out this Strawberry Victoria Sandwich Loaf recipe for inspiration! It’s a perfect after-dinner treat for an Autumnal weekend get together.
Prepare for next year
Now is the time to start planting overwintering onion sets to make sure they grow to their optimum taste! And even better, they’ll be ready to harvest from early to mid-summer next year. Just in time for creating mouth-watering salads in the sunshine.
Top tip – keep feeding those tomatoes!
Don’t forget to keep showing the love towards your tomatoes, peppers, aubergines and cucumbers. They will need to keep being fed until they have fully grown, while outside tomatoes and cucumbers will benefit from a little shelter in the colder weather.