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Fruit and veg job checklist

14 - 20 April 2014

It's time to...

  • Place card collars around the stems of brassicas to prevent an attack of cabbage root fly
  • Sow pots of herbs such as parsley, coriander and basil
  • Plant out early potatoes, onion sets and shallots
  • Throw sheets of fleece over fruit trees on frosty nights to protect blossom
  • Sow seeds of the following crops this week if conditions are fine: beetroot, parsnips, turnips, onions, peas and mangetout, broad beans, lettuce and salad leaves, spinach, radish, rocket, mizuna, pak choi, cauliflower, cabbage and Brussels sprouts

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