September Jobs in the Veg Patch

Continue to harvest any summer vegetables such as runner beans, peppers, chillies, sweetcorn and courgettes to name a few.

Plant overwintering autumn onion sets.

Sow winter lettuce.

Turn your compost heap

Pick all your remaining tomatoes including the green ones – these can be brought indoors to ripen or can be made into green tomato chutney.

Look out for rotten apples and pears and remove and destroy.

To help ripen pumpkins and squashes remove some of the leaves around the fruits.

Harvest and dry any remaining onions.

Harvest apples, plums, pears and blackberries.

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