Weekly Garden Diary: Winter Week 5


This is the perfect time of year to plan out your garden for the coming season. Crop rotation may sound complex when you first read about it.

But it is crucial to prevent certain diseases like club-root taking hold in your garden, and it ensures the soil does not become depleted of minerals.

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Winter is also a good time to sharpen and clean your tools, and re-handling as required.


Apple or pear trees infested with wooly aphids, scale or red spiders should be sprayed with a winter oil spray. Ensure you cover all the parts of the tree.

For further reading, I really recommend all of these books. I own every one of them and they are amazing resources!








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