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Fruit and veg job checklist

6 - 12 October 2014

It's time to...

  • Lift and store carrots
  • Pot up chives and other herbs to bring under cover for winter use
  • Sow green manure crops over bare areas of soil
  • Sow broad beans for early pickings next May or June
  • Prune out fruited blackberry canes and tie in new shoots to replace them
  • Cover productive areas of herbs and salads with cloches for protection
  • Sow hardy peas under cloches
  • Wrap grease bands around the trunks of fruit trees to protect them from winter moths

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