Month by month guide to an edible school garden- autumn term

Information sheet

Use this simple guide to plan your edible school garden

  • School term: Early Autumn, Late Autumn
  • Level of experience: No experience needed
  • Subject(s):

 

September

October

November

December

Sow /plant

Radish, spinach, lettuce.

Japanese onion sets, peas, broad beans, hardy winter lettuce, green manure.

Garlic, broad beans, strawberry runners and autumn raspberry canes.

Mustard and cress (indoors).

Harvest

Squash, pumpkin, French beans, carrots, leeks, onions, peas, main-crop potatoes, radish, spinach, chard, lettuce, garlic tomatoes, raspberries.

Squash, pumpkin, French beans, carrots, leeks, peas, main-crop potatoes, radish, spinach, chard, lettuce, tomatoes, raspberries.

Lettuce (if protected), leeks, carrots, spinach.

Lettuce, leeks, chard.

Other jobs

Prepare soil, add compost. Protect crops from frost. Pot up strawberry runners.

Protect crops from frost, mulch bare soil, order strawberry runners, prepare soil and add compost.

Dig soil if conditions allow. Plant fruit, cut autumn raspberry canes to ground level, collect leaves to make leaf compost.

Dig soil if conditions allow. Plant fruit, cut autumn raspberry canes to ground level, collect leaves to make leaf compost.

 
 
 

 

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