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volunteered to tend reception class garden - what shall I plant for year round interest? ??

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sacbina Thu 09-Jul-15 19:23:37

need some help on what to plant for Sept - July veg, flowers and herbs for 3 and 4 year olds

In April i planted toms, strawberries, courgettes, carrots, lettuce various herbs. All did really well and kids enthusiastic. now I need a plan for all year!

potatoes, spring bulbs, bit late for pumpkins?

have 30 1ft square X 2ft deep pots and 10 baskets to fill.

Help please smile

BunnyRuddington Thu 09-Jul-15 23:14:49

Snow drops for the spring and crocuses. Not much more help sorry apart from sprouts for Christmas of course smile

Lokiintheclouds Thu 09-Jul-15 23:24:09

Hardy greens like kale (sow now for autumn & spring harvests) or chard (wait until mid August) & 'winter salads' like mustard greens
Root veg - beetroot, turnips, swede - sow now for late autumn harvest
Garlic, onions, broad beans, hardy peas - plant in October/November

Lokiintheclouds Thu 09-Jul-15 23:26:01

This is a good resource: www.growingschools.org.uk/Resources/Downloads/GrowingSchools_YearPlanner.pdf

sacbina Thu 09-Jul-15 23:57:03

that looks brilliant thank you

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