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January 2018
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Date Activity Crop Variety Location in Garden - see MAP link above Remarks
Wed 3 Jan Pruned redcurrants, whitecurrants and blackcurrants Fruitcage
Wed 3 Jan Put cardboard and mulch under raspberries to try and reduce weeds Fruitcage
Sat 6 Jan Tidied up the Spring garden under the stone pine Bed 8
Sat 6 Jan Pruned blackberries Bed 8
Sat 6 Jan Put cardboard and mulch under raspberries to try and reduce weeds Fruitcage
Wed 10 Jan No activity - rain
Sat 13 Jan Cleaned inside of greenhouse
Sat 13 Jan Weeding and tidying Bed 22
Wed 17 Jan Pruned gooseberries Fruitcage
Wed 17 Jan Pruned Medlar
Wed 17 Jan Pruned apple trees By bed 7
Wed 17 Jan Dug trench and put in horse manure for next years runner beans Bed 2
Wed 17 Jan Cut back asparagus and forked/weeded Bed 2
Sat 20 Jan Pot washing Greenhouse Rain all morning
Sat 20 Jan Tidying up fruit cage Rain all morning
Wed 23 Jan Pruned apple trees
Wed 23 Jan Pruned gooseberries Fruit cage Heavy rain curtailed work
Sat 27 Jan Weeding    Apple Tunnel
Sat 27 Jan Weeding, replanting perennials Beds 20 and 21
Sat 27 Jan Planting Roses Rosa Home Sweet Home Beds 20 and 21
Sat 27 Jan Pruning gooseberries Fruitcage
Sat 27 Jan Tidying compost bins Compost Bins
Sat 27 Jan Tidying greenhouse Greenhouse
Wed 31 Jan Pruned gooseberries Fruitcage
Wed 31 Jan Pruned the very old apple and pear trees
Wed 31 Jan Put down mulch to suppress weeds Fruitcage
Wed 31 Jan All the buddleias pruned Bed 16