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Fruit and veg job checklist

15 - 21 September 2014

It's time to...

  • Pick ripe apples and store the best in fruit crates
  • Dig up strawberry runners and pot them up
  • Net autumn raspberries and blackberries to protect them from birds
  • Lift and dry maincrop potatoes and store in paper sacks in a cool, dark place
  • Pot up a few herbs to bring into a porch or grow on the window sill
  • Sow broad beans and hardy peas for early crops next year
  • Check pears regularly to harvest when perfectly ripe
  • Vegetables to sow now include winter radishes, lettuce and salad leaves, spinach, spring onions, and turnip 'Tokyo Cross' for its green tops

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