Jobs in the Veg Patch
Check broad beans for black-fly and pinch out the tips.
Plant out runner beans, sweetcorn, cucumbers, pumpkins, aubergines, chillies, peppers and tomatoes.
Protect pea seedlings from pigeons with netting.
Remove raspberry suckers.
Check brassica’s for caterpillars.
Keep newly planted seeds, seedlings and young plants well watered in dry weather.
Dib in leeks.
Sow beetroot, broccoli, carrots, courgettes, french beans, peas, runner beans, swede, pumpkins, oriental salad leaves, lettuce and radish outside.
Harvest rhubarb, carrots, broccoli, lettuce, radish, beetroot and early cauliflowers.
Check early new potatoes to see if they are ready to harvest.