RAISED BED AND CONTAINER WEEKLY DIARY
WEEK 4 IN JULY
Article by David Marks.
If you are going on holiday then remember to move container grown plants into the shade to reduce water loss.
HARVEST FRENCH BEANS
Read our main article
here on French Beans for full information on how to harvest them.
PRUNE SUMMER FRUITING RASPBERRIES
When your summer fruiting raspberries have finished fruiting they should be pruned. Summer fruiting raspberries fruit on last year’s canes so they need special pruningn to give a good crop next year.
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Continue to harvest beetroot.
SOW MORE LETTUCE SEEDS
See our main article on lettuce for detailed instructions and a video showing how to sow lettuce in raised beds and containers.
THIN LETTUCE SEEDLINGS
Thin lettuce seedlings to about 10cm / 4in apart initially. Later in the year when they start to touch each other harvest the small ones and eat them, these are the most delicious of all lettuces. See our full article on the care of lettuces
WEEKLY FEEDING OF RAISED BEDS
WATER WHEN NEEDED
PREVIOUS AND FUTURE WEEKS DIARIES
January Weeks 1-4
February Weeks 1-4
November Weeks 1-4
December Weeks 1-4