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Fruit and veg job checklist

17 - 23 March 2014

It's time to...

  • Sow peas in lengths of guttering under cover, so you can plant out seedlings in an instant row
  • Plant out onion sets in rows, spacing them about 10-15cm apart
  • Carefully dig away grass or plants growing close to the stems of fruit trees to reduce competition
  • Feed cabbages and other brassicas with pelleted chicken manure or another nitrogen-rich fertiliser
  • Spray new leaves of peaches and nectarines with copper fungicide to prevent peach leaf curl
  • 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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