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Greenhouse job checklist

27 - 3 May 2015

It's time to...

  • Plant tomatoes in large pots or growing bags
  • Open all vents on warm days, or install automatic vent openers, to encourage good air flow
  • Sow tender primulas, such as Primula obconica, P. kewensis and P. sinensis, to grow on as houseplants
  • Take cuttings from new growth on dahlias, pelargoniums and fuchsias
  • Place a raised paving slab among crops for frogs and toads to shelter under

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