The National Trust have a great list of fruit and vegetables for August. Heat-loving crops like tomatoes, cucumbers and chilies are in their prime now. Even aubergines and peppers, which are imported to the UK all year round, can be found growing in British greenhouses and veg gardens this month.
Vegetables to harvest or buy include:
- Courgettes and summer squash
- French beans
- Lettuce and other salad leaves
- Peas and mangetout
- Peppers and chilies
- Runner beans
- Spring onions
Fruit to harvest or buy include:
- Early apple varieties such as ‘Discovery’
Source: National Trust
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