Growing Our Own Veggies: October Checklist

8 10 2010

october checklist

“All the leaves are brown, and the sky is grey …” so make sure you’ve got a rain butt and some sacks for making leaf mold (see last year’s November feature for more on using fallen leaves), we say!

And dig out your woolly hat and an anorak, because there’s still plenty of outdoors exercise to be had if you’re an aspiring Grow Your Own-er.

And for the times when you’re cosied up indoors under the blankets (have you managed to keep the heating off so far?), there’s always planning for next year to do, and seed ordering. Remember to think about crop rotation (here’s the link again to the crop rotation “how to” over on The Gardeners Calendar.

Here’s your handy monthly checklist…