RAISED BED AND CONTAINER WEEKLY DIARY
WEEK 1 IN AUGUST
Article by David Marks.
Seed potatoes for planting in late August will become available now. Buy them when you see them because they tend to sell out quickly. If you don't buy them soon you may well end up with a variety that is not your first choice. They will keep in the fridge for several weeks without any real deterioration.
Continue to harvest beetroot.
BEGIN TO HARVEST TOMATOES
Many tomato varieties will be ready for harvest now. Read our article on how to harvest them, how to store and freeze them and most importantly a few good recipes to eat them!
HARVEST FRENCH BEANS
Read our main article here on French Beans for full information on how to harvest them.
WEEKLY FEEDING OF RAISED BEDS
WATER WHEN NEEDED
Have a think about how your raised beds can be watered if you go on holiday for a week or two. Neighbours are the best solution, failing that an automatic watering system may be the solution. These are easy to install for a raised bed and are very reliable.
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February Weeks 1-4
November Weeks 1-4
December Weeks 1-4