Shettleston Community Growing Project

Rake up fallen leaves and pile them up to make leafmould

Finish planting evergreen shrubs and take hardwood cuttings from all shrubs and fruit bushes you wish to propagate

Collect berries from trees and shrubs for seed-sowing

Plant new climbers, perennials, and lily and tulip bulbs

Cut down the tops of perennial vegetables

Lift and divide rhubarb

Fix grease bands to apple and pear tree trunks to catch insects that crawl up them

Insulate your greenhouse and check your greenhouse heaters work

Make early plantings of broad beans for next year


From “Gardening Through the Year” by Ian Spence