Saturday, 27 January 2018

February 2nd Week

According to My Middleton in Dig On For Victory we have 10 tasks this week :

1) Sow Peas, Radish, Spinach, Parsnips, Broad Beans. -
2) Make and Begin to Use Hot-Bed. -
3) Forcing Rhubarb and Seakale Outside. -
4) Prepare Onions for Transplanting. -
5) Sow Summer Cabbage and Cauliflowers. -
6) Pot Young Tomatoes. -
7) Protect Wall Fruit Blossom. -
8) Complete Fruit Pruning. -
9) Cut Back New Raspberries. -
10) Protect Fruit Buds. -

February 1st Week

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

1) How to Use Bad Weather. - apparently a wet month but digging is recommended after lifting parsnips, storing them in sand and lifting leeks and replanting those in a sheltered spot.
2) Plant Shallots. -
3) Plant Artichokes. -
4) Fill up Spring Cabbage Rows. -
5) Sow Maincrop Onions. -
6) Sow Sprouts and Cucumbers. -
7) Examine Seed Potatoes. -
8) Prune New Fruit Trees. -
9) Feed Wall Fruit. -

January 4th Week

According to My Middleton in Dig On For Victory we have 11 tasks this week :

1) Start New Compost Heap. -
2) Sow Cauliflowers. -
3) Sow Mustard and Cress. -
4) Prick Out Seedlings. -
5) Examine Cabbage, Kale and Broccoli. -
6) Protect Plants in Frames Against Frost. -
7) Protect Broad Beans ans Spring Cabbage. -
8) Lift and Store Artichokes. -
9) Fruit to Store. -
10) Friut Tree Pruning. -
11) Start Hot-House Fruit. -

January 3rd Week

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

1) Dig and Clean up. -
2) Prepare More Forced Rhubarb. -
3) Force Seakale. -
4) Sow Onions and Lettuce. -
5) First Sowing of Tomatoes. - 
6) Force Herbs. -
7) Examine Seed Potatoes. -
8) Spraying and Pruning Fruit Trees. -
9) After a Gale. -

January 2nd Week

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

1) Manure and Lime : More Digging. -
2) Onions and Cauliflower. -
3) Water Lettuces. -
4) Sow Peas in Pots. -
5) Examine Potatoes etc. in Store. -
6) Prune Fruit Trees. -
7) Winter Spraying. -