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As frosts are occurring more frequently and we are witnessing more cold snaps, soil may become frozen and unworkable. Use this time to clear debris from your plot and dispose of it. Use our video tips and advice to guide you through the winter months.
Now is a great time to harvest parsnips and some other root vegetables after the first frosts.
Thin out congested stems of restricted fruit trees such as cordons, espaliers and step-overs.
Guard brassicas such as winter cabbage against pigeons and doves.
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Our handy veg planner helps you decide what to do & when for each crop. (66KB Adobe Acrobat pdf)
Learn about different varieties of potatoes and their culinary attributes and see just how versatile this 'humble crop' is.
Visit the RHS online shop where you can buy a number of vegetable seeds and a whole host of allotment accessories.
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See what you can conjure up with your harvest of apples, pears and quinces. Talented cook Mary Berry reveals some great recipes.
Enjoy a tasty addition to a warming winter meal with this delicious and colourful winter radish coleslaw.
Plant tulip bulbs now for a lovely show in mid- to late spring. There are tulips in many colours and height so choose your favourite.
Get involved in art and craft to do in the garden - here's our checklist of all activities to do this month.
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