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Greenhouse job checklist

17 - 23 March 2014

It's time to...

  • Plant canna lilies in pots, and leave in a warm position
  • Sow strawberry seeds, including alpine varieties
  • Visit garden centres to buy young bedding plants that can be grown on to a larger size under glass
  • Cut off dead hippeastrum flowers, but allow the green stalk to die down naturally
  • Raise tender climbers from seed, such as morning glory, black-eyed Susan (Thunbergia), Chilean glory flower (Eccremocarpus) and rhodochiton
  • Clean the leaves of evergreen houseplants by wiping them with a damp cloth
  • Sow seeds of greenhouse crops, such as tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, chillis, aubergines and okra

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