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Fruit and veg job checklist

17 - 23 November 2014

It's time to...

  • Dig over empty borders and pile manure on top for the worms to pull underground
  • Lift and divide congested clumps of rhubarb
  • Cut down asparagus ferns and the tops of Jerusalem artichokes
  • Use cloches to protect winter peas, beans and salads
  • Lift and pot up chicory roots to force in the dark
  • Plant new fruit trees, bushes and cane fruits
  • Collect seeds from garlic and chives
  • Start pruning apples, pears and figs
  • Take hardwood cuttings from currants and gooseberries
  • Spread compost or rotted manure onto beds

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