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Edibles to Sow Outside in October

In vegetable beds, at the allotment or in the kitchen garden, sow these now to grow over the cooler winter months.

Garlic: autumn planting varieties

Garlic: autumn planting varieties

Onion: autumn planting varieties

Onion: autumn planting varieties

A photo of Broad Bean 'Aquadulce Claudia'

Broad Bean 'Aquadulce Claudia'

Vicia faba 'Aquadulce Claudia'

Broccoli 'Stromboli'

Brassica oleracea (Botrytis Group) 'F1 Stromboli'

Cauliflower 'Snowball'

Brassica oleraceae var. botrytis 'Snowball'

A photo of Lamb's Lettuce

Lamb's Lettuce

Valerianella locusta

A photo of Land Cress

Land Cress

Barbarea verna

Lettuce 'Arctic King'

Lactuca sativa 'Arctic King'

Lettuce 'Winter Density'

Lactuca sativa 'Winter Density'

A photo of Lettuce 'Winter Gem'

Lettuce 'Winter Gem'

Lactuca sativa 'Winter Gem'

Miner's Lettace

Claytonia perfoliata

A photo of Pea 'Kelvedon Wonder'

Pea 'Kelvedon Wonder'

Pisum sativum 'Kelvedon Wonder'

A photo of Pea 'Meteor'

Pea 'Meteor'

Pisum sativum 'Meteor'

Radish 'Black Spanish Round'

Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. sativus 'Black Spanish Round'

A photo of Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard

Beta vulgaris (Cicla Group)

A photo of Pak Choi

Pak Choi

Brassica rapa var. chinensis

A photo of Mizuna


Brassica rapa ssp. nipposinica


Brassica rapa var. x nipposinica


Brassica rapa var. perviridis

A photo of Mustard Greens

Mustard Greens

Brassica juncea

Chinese Mustard 'Red Frills'

Brassica juncea 'Red Frills'

Giant Red Mustard

Brassica juncea var. rugosa