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Greenhouse job checklist

31 - 6 November 2016

It's time to...

  • Insulate your greenhouse by lining the inside with bubble polythene
  • Bring tender plants under cover
  • Sow sweet peas in deep pots and overwinter in the greenhouse or a cold frame
  • Check greenhouse heaters are working efficiently
  • Spread out harvested onions on staging to dry thoroughly before storing
  • Monitor day and night temperatures with a max-min thermometer and turn on heating if needed
  • Water plants sparingly and avoid splashing the water around
  • Move Christmas cacti to where they get short days and long nights, with no artificial light, to promote flowering
  • Clean staging and wash capillary matting to use next summer
  • Bring potted peaches and nectarines under cover

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