It is important to plan your crops around your school’s term dates, then you can ensure that children are in school to harvest the crops during term time.
Why not start a production for selling your vegetables and plants at the school summer fair? Ideal for school funds!
Here, we have a guide on vegetable sowing and growing for your school:
If planted at the correct time, these can normally be harvested during one school term. They include:
beetroot, carrots, cucumber, french beans, lettuce, marrows and pumpkins, peas, radish, spinach and turnips.
If planted at the correct time, these can normally be sown in one term and then harvested during the next. They include:
broad beans, cabbage, onions, peas, sweetcorn and tomatoes.
These can be sown in one term and then harvested in the next term or the following. They include:
broccoli, Brussels sprouts, leeks, parsnips and potatoes.