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Greenhouse job checklist

6 - 12 June 2016

It's time to...

  • Increase greenhouse shading if temperatures inside are getting very hot
  • Take cuttings from houseplants such as weeping figs and Christmas cacti
  • Damp down the greenhouse floor every morning
  • Water pots and growing bags daily
  • Place potted tagetes near greenhouse tomatoes to deter whitefly
  • Set up a 'watering bench' using capillary matting to look after pot plants
  • Sow seeds of Christmas cherry (solanum) to grow as winter pot plants
  • Hang yellow sticky traps in the greenhouse to help control whitefly
  • Thin out heavy crops of peaches and nectarines, leaving remaining fruits about 10cm apart
  • Repot any houseplants that are pot bound

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