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Greenhouse job checklist

28 - 3 August 2014

It's time to...

  • Train cucumbers and prune back sideshoots
  • Pick off flowers on coleus to maintain their colourful leaves
  • Water tomatoes regularly to prevent fruits from splitting
  • Take cuttings from fuchsias, coleus, pelargoniums, marguerites and other tender perennials
  • Hang up yellow sticky traps to monitor and control whitefly and other flying pests
  • Feed begonias and other plants in pots
  • Treat red spider mite with a biological control
  • Tie ripening melons to sturdy supports
  • Pot on rooted cuttings to keep plants growing strongly
  • Pinch out sideshoots on tomatoes

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