Year-round Food From Your Garden

This table gives an indication of the crops that (depending on the weather) you could be planting or harvesting from your garden or allotment, as well as those that you could be using from storage.

MONTH SOW PLANT AVAILABLE (in brackets )= stored
January Broad beans Bare rooted fruit trees & bushes, garlic Cabbage, savoy, heading broccoli, brussels sprouts, kale, leeks, salsify, winter spinach, lambs lettuce, celeriac, (Beets, carrots, onions, parsnips, potatoes, shallots, swedes, tomatoes (bottled), garlic, apples, pears)
February Peppers (under glass), cabbage (under glass), leeks (under glass), broad beans Bare rooted fruit trees & bushes, garlic Cabbage, early sprouting broccoli, brussels sprouts, kale, leeks, salsify, winter spinach, salsify, lambs lettuce, rhubarb (forced), (Beets, carrots, onions, parsnips, potatoes, shallots, swedes, tomatoes (bottled), garlic, apples, quinoa)
March Cabbages, tomatoes (under glass), leeks, carrots, lettuce, peppers (under glass), peas, onions, turnips, broad beans, summer spinach, celeriac, Cut & come salads (under glass) Bare rooted fruit trees & bushes, onion sets, early potatoes, brassica seedlings Broccoli, cabbage, kale, salsify leaves, chickweed, (Beet, parsnips, garlic, potatoes, tomatoes (bottled), turnips, apples)
April Carrots, brassicas, leeks, radishes, peas, beans, spinach, beets, lettuce, parsnips, swedes, squashes & courgettes (under glass), Cut & come salads Brassicas, onion sets, potatoes, perennial herbs & vegetables Late broccoli, cabbage, leeks, perennial & spring onions, spinach, rhubarb, salsify leaves, herbs & perennial leaves,nettles, (Beets, onions, tomatoes (bottled), garlic, quinoa, potatoes, apples)
May Beets, brassicas, lettuce, runner beans, squashes, spinach, quinoa, turnips, sweetcorn, Cut & come salads Brassicas, squashes, sweetcorn, perennial herbs & vegetables Broccoli, cabbage, lettuce, summer spinach, herbs & perennial leaves, nettles, perennial & spring onions, (Onions, garlic, potatoes, quinoa, tomatoes (bottled))
June Beets, turnips, peas, brassicas, spinach, Cut & come salads Leeks, tomatoes, sweetcorn, brassica seedlings, runner beans, squashes, peppers, perennial herbs & vegetables Broad beans, carrots, cauliflower, cabbage, lettuce, Japanese & perennial onions, early potatoes, early peas, radish, spinach, turnips, gooseberries, rhubarb, strawberries, nettles, herbs & perennial leaves, edible flowers, (Quinoa, tomatoes (bottled))
July Swedes, brassicas, beets, spinach, carrots, lettuce Runner beans, sweetcorn, squashes, leeks, perennial herbs & vegetables Beans, beets, early carrots, lettuce, summer cabbages, lettuce, peas, onions, early potatoes, spinach, garlic, radishes, gooseberries, cherries, plums, red & blackcurrants, herbs & perennial leaves, (Quinoa, tomatoes (bottled))
August Spinach, brassicas, spring onions Spring cabbages, perennial herbs & vegetables Beans, beets, cabbages, carrots, lettuce, squashes, marrows, onions, peas, potatoes, radishes, spinach, garlic, tomatoes, red & blackcurrants, apples, gooseberries, raspberries, perennial vegetables & herbs, (Quinoa, tomatoes (bottled))
September Brassicas, lettuce, beets, Cut & come salads Perennial herbs & vegetables, spring cabbage Beans, cabbage, beets, carrots, cauliflower, lettuce, squashes & marrows, onions, potatoes, peppers, peas, spinach, tomatoes, plums, apples, blackberries, peaches, perennial herbs & vegetables, quinoa, (Garlic)
October Broad beans, Cut & come salads Bare rooted fruit trees & bushes, Japanese onions, garlic Runner beans, beets, spinach, squashes, brocolli, cabbage, leeks, lettuce, onions, potatoes, parsnips, tomatoes, apples, pears, blackberries, (Quinoa, garlic)
November Broad beans Bare rooted fruit trees & bushes, garlic Beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, leeks, onions, potatoes, parsnips, spinach, apples, pears, (Quinoa, garlic, tomatoes (bottled))
December Broad beans Bare rooted fruit trees & bushes Brocolli, celeriac, winter cabbage, carrots, leeks, kale, onions, potatoes, salsify, swede, turnip, parsnips, (Beets, garlic, tomatoes (bottled))


This table taken from Permaculture: A Beginners Guide by Graham Burnett (published by Spiralseed)