Allotment Growing in May
This guide will help you decide what the best options for growing are available in the month of May on your Dublin Allotment or garden.
If you are looking for the perfect colour to sow, try the following flowers:
Cosmos ‘Dwarf Sensation White’
Digitalis ‘Camelot Cream’
Digitalis purpurea ‘Alba’
Cosmos bipinnatus ‘Versailles Tetra’
Nicotiana ‘Perfume Purple’
Papaver somniferum ‘Black Beauty’
Scabiosa atropurpurea ‘Burgundy Beau’
Sweet Pea ‘Memories’
Papaver commutatum ‘Ladybird’
Sweet Pea ‘Barry Dare’
Wallflower ‘Fire King’
Cosmos sulphureus ‘Bright Lights’
Helianthus annuus ‘Valentine’
Helianthus debilis ‘Vanilla Ice’
Ipomoea lobata (Spanish Flag)
Vegetables to sow in a Greenhouse or Under Glass – what is best for May:
Sweetcorn, basil, courgette , marrow , squash , pumpkin cucumber gherkin ,Runner beans, Cauliflower
Vegetables to sow direct in the soil in May:
Beetroot, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbages, Carrots, Chicory, Lamb’s Lettuce, peas, parsnip, radish, spinach, spring onion, swede, turnips, watercress.
Irish Herb Favourites:
Chives , coriander , dill are great Irish choices to sow in the month of May.
Whatever you choose to grow, BeechHill Allotments provides the perfect spot with rich soil and everything you would expect from a top class Dublin Allotment.
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