Contact Information

info@boveycommunitygarden.org.uk

Tel: 01626 832478

The Community Garden

Parke  

Bovey Tracey

TQ139JQ

OS Grid Ref: 191:SX805786

January/February

  • Sow under glass, tomatoes, parsley, spring/summer cabbage, sprouts, cauliflower, leeks, onions, celery, beetroot, peppers, aubergines, radish, spinach, pak choi, and chard.
  • Soak discarded rhubarb leaves in water for 3-4 weeks to make a great pesticide spray for whitefly & blackfly.
  • Dig in well rotted manure to all beds except beds for root crops.

March/April

  • Chit potatoes
  • Sow peas in greenhouse
  • Lime brassica beds
  • Turn compost heap
  • Sow later variety of broad bean (Witkiem Manita)
  • Cut back raspberry canes to 6" above ground level.
  • Prune apple and pear trees before new growth starts to maintain the shape of your tree .
  • Sow peppers and early cucumbers in propogator (70oc-80oc)
  • Sow tomatoes on windowsill.
  • Manure ground ready for potatoes.