January

Tips

  • Start chitting your potato seeds
  • Ventilate greenhouses on sunny days to avoid mould
  • Start digging bean trenches

Jobs to do

  • Start digging over soil if the ground isn’t frozen
  • Prune fruit trees
  • Tidy shed and greenhouse
  • Clean tools
  • Dig bean trenches (if possible)
  • Harvest any remaining cabbages, parsnips, sprouts etc
  • Dispose of any rotten or water damaged vegetables
  • Check protected vegetables and ventilate on sunny days
  • Start chitting potato seeds

What to grow

It’s limited how much you’re able to grow now, especially outdoors. There are a few exceptions if its milder than usual such as garlic and shallots.

'Lettuce' begin!