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What To do Now month by month.

Gardening in March

Gardening in March

Winter still holds sway, but there is the odd day when you can sense that Spring is just around the corner! Your Garden will be sensing it also, and if you look carefully you will see the buds on trees and shrubs beginning to swell, and the new growth of perennial plants begin to push up through the ground as …

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Gardening in February

snowdrops

The days are getting a bit longer – not much, I know, but at least we are going in the right direction, Spring is just around the corner! It is quite a good idea at this moment in the gardening year to make a short ‘Jobs List’. This will help concentrate the mind on what has to be done, and …

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Gardening in January

Parthenocissus

What to do in the Garden in January Snow clearing springs to mind! But there will be things to drag you out from your hibernation. This quiet time of the year offers you a golden opportunity to attend to some serious maintenance on the wooden structures in your Garden; including any wooden garden furniture you may have. Fences, sheds, and …

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December in the Garden

December in the garden

The nights are long, it never seems to stop raining or blowing , or both ! And it’s cold. Why would you want to even think about the Garden ? Because it still needs you, and you still need it ! Keeping things tidy is the most important activity, because in so doing you will notice other little jobs that …

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November things to do in the garden

violas

The nights have now drawn in and apart from bonfire night there is not much to entice anyone into the garden; however there is still quite a few jobs that will need attending to. Clearing away the old bedding plants from borders and pots and window boxes so that we can plant Spring flowering bulbs like Daffodils and Tulips, or …

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October things to do in the Garden

October is often a very balmy month and can often put July and August  to shame. The days are much shorter and this limits evening working time, but if the weather is fine and dry you can achieve quite a lot in a fairly short time . All the jobs we do now are really in preparation for winter; once …

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