Crops to start in August

Corn salad - sow in August and enjoy a winter harvest

It may feel like the gardening year is starting to slow down, after the busy months of spring and early summer. But August is the perfect time to sow crops for plentiful harvests throughout the autumn and winter. Have a look at our guides to crops to start now. Plus read our top tips for winter veg growing, to prepare for the cooler months ahead.

Top tips for winter veg growing