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Fruit and veg job checklist

19 - 25 September 2016

It's time to...

  • Continue picking sweetcorn, beans and marrows
  • Prune out fruited blackberry stems and tie in new ones
  • Save seeds from favourite bean varieties to plant next spring
  • Harvest and store apples, wrapping them in newspaper for storage
  • Lift and store onions and maincrop potatoes
  • Sow turnips for spring greens in March and April
  • Clear crops once they've finished and fork over beds
  • Blanch endive by covering with a bucket or large plate to cut out light
  • Plant new strawberry beds
  • Cut down the ferny shoots of asparagus to soil level

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