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Greenhouse job checklist

21 - 27 March 2016

It's time to...

  • Plant bulbs, corms and tubers like achimenes, begonias, gloxinias in pots
  • Sow coleus and other houseplants
  • Watch out for pests, like whitefly and red spider mite, and treat at once
  • Put a mouse trap in your greenhouse if you find seeds and plants being eaten
  • Sow seeds of tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers and other greenhouse crops in a heated propagator
  • Pot up begonias individually once new leaves have developed
  • Take cuttings from houseplants including African violets
  • Continue sowing seeds of summer bedding plants in the greenhouse or on windowsills including marigolds, tagetes, verbena, zinnia, nicotiana and dahlias

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