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Greenhouse checklist

21 - 27 November 2016

It's time to...

  • Plant hippeastrum bulbs for spring displays
  • Insulate your greenhouse with bubble polythene for insulation
  • Ventilate greenhouses on warm, dry days
  • Use rainwater to keep the compost of potted azaleas constantly moist
  • Check fuel levels in paraffin and gas heaters regularly
  • Check plants for signs of overwintering pests
  • Pick faded flowers and dead leaves from plants
  • Water potted bulbs to ensure they never dry out
  • Scrub down staging and framework with disinfectant
  • Wash glazing inside and out to let in more light

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