Feed citrus trees and ensure they’re regularly irrigated.
• Compile a wish-list of flavoursome fruit trees to buy in winter by taste-testing fruit at your local farmers market now. Apples, apricots, nectarines, peaches, pears and plums are all in season.
• Pickle and preserve excess fruit and veges, or freeze in 500g portions to deal with later in the year.
• Prune stonefruit trees as soon as you’ve picked the last fruit.