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Fruit and veg job checklist

2 - 8 February 2015

It's time to...

  • Cover soil with cloches to warm it for early sowings
  • Finish winter pruning fruit trees and soft fruits
  • Cut stems of autumn-fruiting raspberries to soil level
  • Chit seed potatoes, standing them in trays in a light but frost-free position
  • Plant Jerusalem artichokes as a windbreak on exposed plots
  • Sprinkle sulphate of potash fertiliser around fruit
  • Sow seeds of broad beans, carrots, hardy peas and parsnips outside in soil that's been warmed with cloches

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