November SOW, GROW, EAT



Veg growers – here’s what to do inside and outside this month!


Indoors & outdoors veg seed sowing

Sow outdoors for early spring crops:

  • VEG: broad beans, peas


Sow indoors for high flavour winter greens

  • Salads in window boxes /pots: mustards, lettuce, mizuna
  • Micro veg in trays: basil, coriander, radish, pea shoots, sunflower shoots, mustards, lettuce



Young plants outdoors – keep them protected once any frosts arrive.

  • VEG: kale, pak choi, chard
  • SALAD: lettuce, rocket,  spinach, chop suey greens, mustard


What to harvest and eat this month:

Harvest crops! pick what you need, so you don’t have huge amounts to cope with, enough for today’s lunch or dinner.

  • VEG: leeks, celeriac, parsnips, pak choi, indoor chillies /peppers, chicory, squash, pumpkins & gourds, beetroot, main crop potatoes, peas/mangetout, cabbage, kale, broccoli, carrots, onions, garlic
  • SALAD: chard, spring onions, radishes, lettuce, spinach, rocket, watercress, cress, mustards
  • HERB: basil, parsley, chives, coriander, sage, thyme, rosemary
  • Fruit: apples, pears


INDOOR VEG – salads, basil, parsley, tomatoes, chillies, peppers