Things To Plant In July: Gardening With kids

Here is a list of vegetables that you and the kids can get planting this month of July.


Considering the equinox has come and gone, which officially means summer is here, although it doesn't fully feel like it, but it's here!


Do you know what planting zone you are in?


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WHAT IS MY GARDEN ZONE


1. LETTUCE

Lettuce leaves are so easy to grow and are small enough to grow on a windowsill.

Lettuce is a fantastic plant to grow with kids. Kids can enjoy the harvest relatively soon too which is an added bonus!


WHEN TO SOW: All the year round



2. SPRING ONION


Spring onion seedlings normally appear in 14 - 21 days and are super easy to grow. For continues crops sow every 2 - 3 weeks.


WHEN TO SOW: March - June


HARVEST: May - October


3. SALAD LEAVES


Salad leaves are a really simple one to grow with kids you can begin planting


WHEN TO SOW: March - August


HARVEST: May - October


4. WINTER CABBAGE


Winter cabbages play an important part of the winter greens.the have have the ability to withstand the winter weather. There are so many varieties available CHECK HERE


WHEN TO SOW: March - July


HARVEST: November - March


5. CARROTS


Carrots are great fun to plant with children and an even better plant to pick once harvest has arrived.


WHEN TO SOW: January - July


HARVEST: September - October


6. BEETROOT


With so many exciting things for kids to learn about Beetroot, planting them is a straight forward process. Planting them in a home that gets up to 6 hours of sun light.


WHEN TO SOW: April - July


HARVEST: June - October


7. PARSNIP


Parsnip is super easy to grow but a little tricky to germinate. Ensuring that the soil is moist at all times.


WHEN TO SOW: February - May


HARVEST: October - February


8. LEMON BALM


Growing herbs with children is a great way to get them started in the garden.

Herbs are brilliant as they can be planted practically all year round.


WHEN TO SOW: All year round


HARVEST: All year round


9. CHARD


Chard is a has a 2 year life cycle, it is cultivated as an annual in the vegetable garden and harvested in it's first season of growth.


WHEN TO SOW: April - July


HARVEST: July - November


Chard is a biennial plant, meaning it has a two year life cycle, but it is cultivated as an annual in the vegetable garden and harvested in its first season of growth. Once it begins to flower and set seed in its second year, its leaves turn bitter and unpalatable.


10. FRENCH BEANS


Planting Broad beans with kids is so much fun, especially when planting climbing beans.


WHEN TO SOW: February - July


HARVEST: July - November


11. RADISH


Radish is super fun to grow with kids, they grow super quickly, brilliant for salads which the kids are always readily ready to help you pick.


WHEN TO SOW: February - August


HARVEST: September - Janaury


12. FENNEL


Fennel is a great herb to grow, it can be used in tea, salads and can be accompanied when making fish. Fennel hates having it's roots disturbed or transplanted. Plant in pots or the ground.


WHEN TO SOW: March - July


HARVEST: May - September





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