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Greenhouse job checklist

5 - 11 January 2015

It's time to...

  • Collect fruits and berries from cotoneaster and pyracantha, and sow their seeds
  • Check stored bulbs and tubers for signs of rot
  • Bring potted strawberries into the greenhouse or put in a cold frame to protect from cold
  • Wash glazing inside and out to let in as much light as possible
  • Prune greenhouse vines
  • Pick off faded leaves from plants to prevent spread of fungal diseases
  • Sow lettuce, leeks and onions in a heated propagator
  • Sow greenhouse tomatoes for early pickings

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