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February Garden Projects

February Garden Projects

Christmas seems to have come and gone in a flash and now we are well into the New Year. As the first shoots of spring growth are around the corner, we look at what you can do this month to keep those fingers green. While we still sit on these dark nights and plan outdoor…

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February Gardening Tips

February Gardening Tips

General Tips Top dress containers in the garden with new compost and slow release fertiliser. Plant Clematis for Spring and Summer colour. Cut back any weak or dead bamboo shoots to promote healthy new growth. Scatter slug pellets to newly planted plants. Prune Autumn Fruiting Raspberries. Warm up the ground with polythene or cloches ready…

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January Gardening Tips

January Gardening Tips

General Tips Winter wash fruit trees. Examine dahlia tubers if shrivelled plunge in tepid water to revive. If any tubers have rotted dust with yellow sulphur to protect from disease. Plan planting of new season bulbs Gladioli and Begonias . New season bulbs arriving soon. Sow Sweet Peas in a slightly heated greenhouse. Plan sowing…

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