- Plant onion sets of an over-wintering variety from the middle of the month.
- Plant garlic bulbs using a suitable variety.
- A few cut-and-come again salad varieties could be planted in pots for tasty leaves in the autumn.
- Ensure that any leaves/stems on potatoes that have blight are cut back to ground level and removed from site, not composted.
- Lift main crop potatoes and allow to dry prior to storing in wooden trays or sacks in a dark, cool, frost-free shed or garage.
- Transplant spring cabbage into their final positions.
- Make sowings of broad beans towards the end of the month.
- Lift and store root crops such as carrots, beetroot and potatoes.
- Cut down asparagus to near ground level.
- Prepare the ground for planting soft fruit. Select a well drained, sunny position that is not prone to late frosts. Dig over the area incorporating well rotted farm-yard manure or garden compost removing all perennial weed roots.