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Fruit and veg job checklist

3 - 9 March 2014

It's time to...

  • Plant onion sets in modular trays of compost, raising plants under cover to plant out later
  • Repair netting on fruit cages
  • Continue forcing sea kale and chicory
  • Buy herbs to plant up in containers that you can position near the house
  • Plant out shallots
  • Sow a green manure crop, such as crimson clover, fenugreek or field lupins, which can be dug into the soil later in the season to improve it
  • Sow seeds of the following crops outside or under cloches: carrots, beetroot, broad beans, salad onions, cauliflower, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, spinach, leeks, lettuce, rocket, coriander, mixed salad or stir fry leaves, radish, turnip, peas, lettuce and Swiss chard

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