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Fruit and veg job checklist

17 - 23 February 2014

It's time to...

  • Cover rhubarb with an old bucket to exclude light and encourage early pickings of long tender stalks
  • Prune gooseberry bushes to open up the centre of the bush to improve air circulation
  • Chit seed potatoes in trays in a bright, frost-free position
  • Plant bare-root fruit trees before they start growing in March
  • Sow seed of broad beans, carrots, hardy peas and parsnips outside in soil warmed by cloches

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