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Edibles to Sow Outdoors in May

If the soil is warm enough, sow direct into prepared beds.

A photo of Cabbage

Cabbage

Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group) 'Cabbages'

A photo of Cauliflowers

Cauliflowers

Brassica oleracea (Botrytis Group) 'Cauliflowers'

A photo of Brussel Sprouts

Brussel Sprouts

Brassica oleracea (Gemmifera Group) 'Brussels Sprouts'

A photo of Broccoli

Broccoli

Brassica oleracea var. italica (Italica Group)

A photo of Green Sprouting Broccoli

Green Sprouting Broccoli

Brassica oleracea (Italica Group) 'Calabrese'

A photo of Purple Sprouting Broccoli

Purple Sprouting Broccoli

Brassica oleracea (Italica Group) 'Early Purple Sprouting'

A photo of Cucumber

Cucumber

Cucumis sativus

Kohlrabi's

Brassica oleracea (Gongylodes Group)

Sweet Fennel

Foeniculum vulgare var. dulce

A photo of Runner Bean

Runner Bean

Phaseolus coccineus

A photo of Common Bean

Common Bean

Phaseolus vulgaris

A photo of Kales

Kales

Brassica oleracea (Acephala Group) 'Kales'

A photo of Spinach

Spinach

Spinacia spp.

Tree Spinach

Chenopodium giganteum

A photo of Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard

Beta vulgaris (Cicla Group)

A photo of Mizuna

Mizuna

Brassica rapa ssp. nipposinica

Mispoona

Brassica rapa var. x nipposinica

A photo of Japanese Mustard Spinach

Japanese Mustard Spinach

Brassica rapa

Tatsoi

Brassica rapa ssp. narinosa

A photo of Pea

Pea

Pisum sativum

A photo of Melon

Melon

Cucumis melo

A photo of Sweetcorn

Sweetcorn

Zea mays

A photo of Carrot

Carrot

Daucus carota ssp. sativus

A photo of Beetroot

Beetroot

Beta spp.

A photo of Swede

Swede

Brassica napus ssp. rapifera

Turnip 'Snowball'

Brassica rapa (Rapifera Group) 'Snowball'

A photo of Basil

Basil

Ocimum spp.

A photo of Coriander

Coriander

Coriandrum sativum

A photo of Anthriscus

Anthriscus

Anthriscus spp.

A photo of Dill

Dill

Anethum graveolens

A photo of Lovage

Lovage

Levisticum officinale

A photo of Parsley

Parsley

Petroselinum crispum

A photo of Sorrel

Sorrel

Rumex acetosa

A photo of Lettuce

Lettuce

Lactuca sativa

Garden Rocket

Eruca vesicaria ssp. sativa

A photo of Land Cress

Land Cress

Barbarea verna

A photo of Common Purslane

Common Purslane

Portulaca oleracea

A photo of Corn salad

Corn salad

Valerianella spp.

A photo of Mixed Salad Leaves

Mixed Salad Leaves

A photo of Radish

Radish

Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. sativus

A photo of Borage

Borage

Borago officinalis

A photo of Comfrey

Comfrey

Symphytum officinale

A photo of Chives

Chives

Allium schoenoprasum

A photo of Lamb's Lettuce

Lamb's Lettuce

Valerianella locusta

Spring Onions

Allium cepa 'Spring Onions'

Watercress

Nasturtium officinale

A photo of Cress

Cress

Lepidium sativum

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