Monday, 25 December 2017

January 1st Week

According to My Middleton in Dig On For Victory we have 6 tasks this week :
1) Prepare Your Cropping Plan. -
2) Order Seeds and Seed Potatoes. -
3) Dig When Possible. -
4) Force Rhubarb Indoors. -
5) Sow Onions and Lettuce in Greenhouse. -
6) Finish Pruning Fruit, and Spray. -

Thursday, 14 December 2017

December 5th Week

According to My Middleton in Dig On For Victory we have 8 tasks this week :
1) Clean Up and Dig. -
2) Order Seeds. -
3) Prepare Greenhouse. - for seed-sowing and increase slowly the  amount of work. Wash it down if not already done. Tidy up seed trays and pots. Get compost and fertilizers ready. If using soil then sterilize first.
4) Anticipate Frost. -
5) Prune, and Prepare for Spraying Fruit. -
6) Plant Cauliflowers ; Sow Beans. - Plant out cauliflower in cold greenhouse between larger lettuce. Sow broad beans in boxes for planting out later.
7) Make Hot-Bed. - for growing salads, young carots, etc. Make a compost heap too.
8) Put Strawberries in Greenhouse. - Room permitting, you can now put strawberries in pots in a cold greenhouse.

December 4th Week

According to My Middleton in Dig On For Victory we have 6 tasks this week :
1) Christmas Jobs. -
2) Lift Celery. -
3) Erect Wind Breaks. -
4) Complete Fruit Planting. -
5) Fruit Trees and Whitewash. -
6) Keep Supplies Going. -

December 3rd Week

According to My Middleton in Dig On For Victory we have 7 tasks this week :
1) Collect Leaves. -
2) Attend to Broad Beans ans Peas. -
3) Clean Paths. -
4) Cut Perpetual Spinach. -
5) Look for Big Bud on Blackcurrants. -
6) Look to Frames. -
7) Order Seeds Now ; Overhaul Spraying Apparatus.

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

December 2nd Week

According to My Middleton in Dig On For Victory we have 9 tasks this week :

1) Draw Up Plans. -
2) Keep Digging. -
3) Gather Greens. -
4) Preserve Labels. -
5) Grow Mint and Chives Indoors. -
6) Look to Spring Cabbage. -
7) Remove Fruit-Tree Suckers. -
8) Plant Cob-Nuts and Fruit Trees. -
9) Sow Tomatoes. - Apparently tomatoes may be sown for spring crop in the greenhouse.  

December 1st Week

According to My Middleton in Dig On For Victory we have 7 tasks this week :

1) Maintain Successions of Rhubarb and Chicory. -
2) Prepare for Bad Weather. -
3) Clear Cucumber. -
4) Review Your Gardening Year. -
5) Make Use of Frosty Days. -
6) Finish Pruning. -
7) Dig. -