The Fruit Garden in January
This is a quiet time in the fruit garden, it should only be just a question of monitoring what effect the weather is having on the trees and shrubs and repairing any damage that may have occurred.
Week 1 - 1st Jan. to 7th Jan.
Firm in any fruit trees that have lifted during the winter by frost.
Week No. 2 - 8th Jan to 14th Jan.
Root prune Apple trees if required.
Week No. 3 - 15th Jan to 21st Jan.
Week No. 4 - 22nd Jan to 28th Jan.
Firm in any newly planted Pear trees that have been lifted by frost.