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Fruit and veg job checklist

7 - 13 April 2014

It's time to...

  • Sow sweetcorn in deep modular seed trays under cover to plant out in early June
  • Feed fruit trees and bushes
  • Plant out onion sets grown in pots under glass
  • Order vegetable plug plants from mail-order suppliers
  • Warm soil with cloches or sheets of polythene for early sowings
  • Plant out maincrop potatoes
  • Plant asparagus crowns
  • Sow the following crops this week if conditions are suitable: beetroot, parsnips, turnips, onions, peas and mangetout, broad beans, lettuce and salad leaves, spinach, radish, rocket, mizuna, cauliflower, cabbage and Brussels sprouts

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