The garden calendar indicates the most recommended plants and sowings for each time of year and, more specifically, for each month. During the month of October, there are few plants that bear fruit in optimal conditions, so you can take advantage of this time to clean terraces and have everything ready to replant again later.
However, there are always some suitable plants for each season, although it must be taken into account which of them can be planted in seedbeds and which can be planted in the ground, as indicated from Verdecora.
First of all, you have to know that the October sowings are recommended to be placed where before were planted the vegetable bushes of voracious nominees, which are tomatoes, aubergines or peppers.
What crops can be planted in October?
Since REPESEI, the Permaculture Network of the Iberian Southeast, also indicate that October is when make the divisions in the plots and decide where each crop will be placed.
Thus, in the garden area peas, radishes or leek or onion seedlings can be sown, although still there are some crops that are bearing fruits of the summer and what to collect.
The vegetables suitable for the month of October are the following:
- Sowing: chard, garlic, onion, cauliflower, lettuce, leek or carrot, among others.
- Harvest: Swiss chard, artichoke, zucchini, pumpkin, spinach, melon, potatoes, cucumber or pepper, among others.
The vegetables for the month of October are the following:
- Sowing: peas and lentils.
- Harvest: Jewish.
The cereals suitable on this date are:
- Sowing: oats, barley, rye and wheat.
- Harvest: rice and corn.
As for fruit plantings, they are the following:
- Blooms: lemon.
- Collection: almond, hazelnut, figs, apples, walnut, pear and grape.