Tidy up your plot remove all yellow and dead leaves from over-wintering brassicas and lightly fork over adding plenty of home-made compost, Organic Extra or leafmould to rot down over winter encouraging worm activity to help aerate your soil. Empty and tidy the greenhouse and removing any old dirty pots and clear up any lingering bits of rubbish and old compost as all these can harbour pests and diseases which will be ready to pounce on your precious plants as soon as the weather warms up in the spring. Give the glass a good clean to get rid of algae etc allowing more light to be available especially if you are over-wintering frost tender plants in the greenhouse. Citrox is a powerful concentrated organic disinfectant for cleaning greenhouses, pots, staging, tools and seed trays.
It doesn’t harm plant material in any way so may also be used to disinfect water for washing cuttings, bulbs and corms. It is pleasant smelling, safe and effective and will eliminate any fungal or bacterial spores that may be lurking in those cracks and corners. Citrox is also an effective cleaner for pond accessories and can be used to clean bird tables, feeders and bird baths. It can also be added to water butts to keep water sweet and free from disease.