And here is another interesting article dedicated to sowing and harvesting in August. In fact, just in August the care of the garden and the garden needs more effort and dedication, thanks to the great summer heat.
If you have a few more days of vacation you can dedicate it to the collection but also to the sowing of seedlings and vegetables that will surely give you fruits by the end of the year.
Now let’s see how to do the sowing, transplanting and harvesting in the correct way in reference to the instructions on the lunar calendar.
WHAT TO SOW IN AUGUST IN THE GARDEN OR IN THE GARDEN?
In the month of August there are many vegetables that you can sow, let’s see the main: parsley, escarole, cabbage, beet, rocket, lettuce, onions, fennel and cabbage (which you will collect towards the end of November), turnips and radishes, zucchini and endive.
Other vegetables will be ready in the middle of autumn so you will harvest in October and November, these crops are: lettuce, artichokes, beans, chard and carrots.
At the end of August it is the turn of the spinach, sowing them in fact in this period, you will ensure the harvest throughout the autumn.
SOME USEFUL TIPS FOR PROPER SOWING SOWING SOWING
The trick to get a good harvest is to use special seedbeds that you can build in perfect DIY style or buy someone already beautiful and ready. Alternatively you can use simple plastic glasses, those of yogurt are really good.
If you decide to use these jars, remember that each of them will be watered using a special container for water with the nebulizer, in order to have the right moisture between the layers of soil where the seeds will sprout.
With this sowing technique you will allow the seedlings to grow luxuriantly and resistant as well as a better organization of space, since this is never enough when you want to sow.
For the rocket, you can also use rectangular pots or wooden boxes with a waterproof bottom and being careful to distance the seeds from each other. This sowing method will allow you to select the most resistant seedlings and to better organize the spaces available to you.
HARVESTING IN AUGUST
As mentioned earlier, the August harvest is very abundant and varied. Depending on what you have sown in the previous months, here is the list of all the vegetables that you can harvest:
- tomatoes, peppers, aubergines;
- zucchini, broccoli, cucumbers, beans, onions;
- basil, chard, beetroot, pumpkin and celery;
WHAT TO TRANSPLANT IN AUGUST?
In addition to the various vegetables to be sown in August, you will need to take the time to transplant the artichokes, cabbages, savoy cabbages, broccoli and cabbages and celery.
WORK IN THE GARDEN: LET’S USE THE LUNAR CALENDAR
With crescent moon
You can plant the radish and parsley outdoors. You can transplant cabbage, curly endive and escarole, hooded lettuce and Roman lettuce and finally leek and radicchio.
With a waning moon
You can plant in a seedbed in the open air the chicory catalogna, the white onion and the radicchio di verona. While in the open air you can arrange the autumn fennel, lettuce and radicchio cut, spinach and Valerianella.
With regard to pruning, here are the main operations to be carried out:
- work on trees, roses and climbers;
- evergreen creepers;
- carry out finishing work on hedges;
- tamping the fennel and leek;
- bleaching carrot, celery and curly endive.
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