December

General tasks

Weather permitting, make compost pit and raised beds for next year and clear/improve paths leading to your plot and between your plots. Prune soft fruit - raspberry, gooseberry, currants - and tree fruit - apple and pears but not stone fruit - plum, greengage. Mulch spring cabbage, kale and purple sprouting broccoli and cover the plant with net to protect from pigeons if you already have not done so.

Sow / plant

Rhubarb, gooseberry, raspberry canes during frost-free periods.

Harvest

Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Kale, Lamb Lettuce, Parsnip, Perpetual Spinach, Swiss Chard, Swede.

Find us
Sustainable Living Initiative
Marlpit Community Centre
Hellesdon Road
Norwich, 
NR6 5EG
Contact us
 
Phone: 01603 920570
Email: sustainable@grow-our-own.co.uk