July 2016 Carrot 'Adelaide'
There are fewer varieties of seed to sow this month but it's not too late to bring on carrots for autumn eating. A fast maturing variety, Carrot 'Adelaide' can be planted right through July for an autumn harvest.
This RHS AGM variety has quick growing roots that are crunchy and sweet. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6"). Seeds can be bought from all major suppliers.
Companion planting: Try growing carrots close to spring onions, leeks, chives, sage, rosemary or mint, the scents of which deter carrot root fly. AB