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February 2018
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Date Activity Crop Variety Location in Garden - see MAP link above Remarks
Sat 3 Feb Planting Cabbage seed in Greenhouse Primo and Greyhound Greenhouse
Sat 3 Feb Pruning Gooseberries Fruitcage
Sat 3 Feb Mulberry Tree cut back by Tree Surgeon
Wed 7 Feb Pruning Gooseberries Fruitcage
Wed 7 Feb Planting lettuce seeds Greenhouse
Sat 10 Feb Pruning Gooseberries Fruitcage
Sat 10 Feb General Weeding Apple Tunnel, Herbaceous Borders Beds 20 and 22
Wed 14 Feb Clearing herbaceous borders Beds 20. 21, 22. 23
Wed 14 Feb New potatoes put out to chit Greenhouse
Wed 14 Feb Planted Apricot Early Moor Park Bed 11
Wed 14 Feb Planted Plum Victoria Between borders 23 and 5
Sat 17 Feb Planted Rose Thomas a Becket Beds 22 and 23
Sat 17 Feb Planted Shallots and Garlic Bed 4
Sat 17 Feb Planted Chilli Pepper Seeds Greenhouse
Sat 17 Feb Planted Tomato Seeds Cream Sausage, Alicante, Gardeners Delight and San Marzano Greenhouse
Sat 17 Feb General Tidying Up
Wed 21 Feb Weeding and clearing the flower borders Beds 20. 21. 22, 23
Sat 24 Feb No activity - freezing cold conditions
Wed 28 Feb No activity - snow and freezing conditions The "Beast From The East" weather front from Siberia, temperatures down to -6 ⁰ and snow on ground for several days