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August 2015
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Date Activity Crop Variety Location in Garden - see MAP link above Remarks
Sat 1 Aug Pruned and tied in espalier apples and pears
Sun 2 Aug Picked first tomatoes Tomatoes not doing well this year. Possibly due to the very dry weather in May or the cold nights in June
Wed 5 Aug Picked first runner beans Beans not doing well this year. Possibly due to the very dry weather in May or the cold nights in June
Wed 5 Aug Pruned and tied in espalier apples and pears
Sat 8 Aug Picked Lord Peckover apples Very nice
Sat 8 Aug Lady Hollendale and Emneth Early apples ready
Sat 8 Aug Pruned and tied in espalier apples and pears
Sun 9 Aug First runner beans picked
Wed 12 Aug Pruned and tied in espalier apples and pears
Sat 15 Aug First mulberries picked
Sat 15 Aug Pruned and tied in espalier apples and pears
Wed 19 Aug Pruning of plums and greengages
Wed 19 Aug Pruned and tied in espalier apples and pears
Sat 22 Aug First sweetcorn picked
Sat 22 Aug Pruned and tied in espalier apples and pears
Wed 26 Aug Pruning of plums and greengages
Fitting of Electricity Junction box Border 16 Preparation for electric circuit to proposed glasshouses
Fitting of electric cable Under path running between flower borders 20.21.22.23 from Gate to border 11 Preparation for electric circuit to proposed glasshouses
Sat 28 Aug Strimming of grass Border 7
Sat 28 Aug Harvesting mulberries, apples, pears, raspberries, runner beans, courgettes, tomatoes, carrots, beetroot, sweetcorn
Throughout Aug Weeding and deadheading