The Fruit Garden in September
This is a good time for preparing new beds designated for growing fruit.
Place orders for new fruit trees if you have not already done so.
Week 36 - 2nd Sep. to 8th Sep.
Prune Peach / Nectarine trees.
Plant out strong well-rooted Strawberry runners.
While you are at it plant a few up for forcing in the greenhouse.
Check around the base of fruit trees and collect any windfalls, discard any that are rotting or damaged.
Week 37 - 9th Sep. to 15th Sep.
Prepare beds for Blackberry ,Loganberry and Tayberry plants.
Week 38 - 16th Sep. to 22nd Sep.
Protect Apple trees from infestations of winter moth caterpillars.