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October 1, 2011

Jobs for October

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Jobs for October include:

Plant:   garlic

Sow directly into the ground:

  • swiss chard
  • perpetual spinach
  • mixed winter salad leaves
  • broad beans – variety Aquadulce

Sow under cloches:

  • lamb’s lettuce
cabbage-seedlings

cabbage-seedlings

Plant out:

  • spring cabbage
  • perpetual spinach
  • chicory
  • radicchio

Harvest before the frosts:

  • french beans
  • runner beans
runner-bean

runner-bean

  • broad beans
  • lettuce
  • courgettes
courgette

courgette

  • marrows
  • carrots
  • sweetcorn
  • cabbages
  • peas
  • main crop potatoes
  • autumn raspberries
  • apples and pears

Other October Jobs:

  • draw soil around leeks and celariac
  • cut off this summer’s fruiting blackberry & raspberry canes at ground level & tie in new canes
raspberry-knot

raspberry-knot

  • order new fruit bushes for winter planting

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