Planting in July

Other then asian greens, dwarf french beans and things like radishes or turnip (yuk x2)! What can I plant from seed right now for a harvest this autumn? 

I'm based near london and I'd be planting in a small raised bed planter. 

Things I've already got going (so not wanting any repeats really): cucumbers, tomatoes, carrots, cilantro, spinach, dwarf french beans, runner beans, climbing french beans... I think that's everything! 

Many thanks for any suggestions. 


  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 18,159
    edited 20 July
    Rocket, some lettuces, broccoli, kale, beetroot.  Think about some winter greens and purple sprouting broccoli which won't be ready to eat in autumn but will stand till next spring and provide a harvest then when nothing else is happening.
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 14,704
    I will be sowing Spring green type cabbage at the start of August,  they will go in the GH after the tomatoes are finished. 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • philippa smith2philippa smith2 Posts: 7,605
    You can get various lettuce or spicy leaf mixes to sow now on a progressional basis from now until September which will do well in a small raised planter.
  • Sabina13Sabina13 Posts: 13
    Thanks so much both, I'll visit wilko tomorrow and see if they have a lettuce mix or spicy leaf mix (sounds yum) I can sow.
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