You might think that come summer, all your veg seed sowing is done, and you just need to concentrate on nurturing and harvesting. But actually, it's a key time to sow several crops, including salads, winter veg and early spring veg.
All crops can be sown outdoors in summer - a small, well-prepared seed bed is ideal. Expensive varieties can be sown in modules, trays or pots to protect against losses from pests such as slugs.
Here are some of the crops that you can sow in summer, for crops right through to early spring next year.