Good Organic Gardening

Things to do in JANUARY

COOL & TEMPERATE

VEGIES

Fruit fly becomes more active as summer progresses and crops ripen. Use organic fruit fly baits and traps or cover individual fruit with exclusion bags. Clean up fallen fruit. As fruit fly is spreading to fruit-fly-free areas, watch for signs of attack in all areas. Use fruitfly traps to monitor for their presence.

Set up systems to manage heat stress so plants can grow for longer and remain healthy. A temporary shade screen prevents sun damage and reduces the effects of hot, dry winds. On heatwave

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