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Greenhouse job checklist

1 - 7 September 2014

It's time to...

  • Take root cuttings from Japanese anemones and oriental poppies
  • Pot up prepared hyacinths into bowls for indoor displays
  • Pot up rooted cuttings taken in summer and early autumn
  • Plant paper-white narcissi in pots
  • Remove shading paint and netting to let in plenty of light
  • Water dormant pots of cyclamen that were left to die down for the summer, and keep them in cool conditions
  • Plant freesia corms in pots
  • Check greenhouse heaters are in working order
  • Bring pots of tender perennials and summer bulbs into the greenhouse
  • Install a water butt under the gutter of your greenhouse to collect autumn rain fall

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