Gardening Tips

 

February

February can sometimes be a mild month and bring an early spring, or it may remain very cold. The activities in your garden will be decided upon by temperature. As the soil begins to warm outside the weed seeds will …
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January

January is often a very cold month and your garden will look a little sparse and empty. It is the best time of the gardening calendar to sit back and make plans for the forthcoming year. Take advantage of any …
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December

December is a quiet month in the gardening calendar. If it is a dry sunny day there is always plenty of digging and preparation to be done ready for next year. Your garden could also be a great source for …
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November

This is the ideal month for tidying up! Tidy and prune your hedges, trees and borders. Don’t be too tidy if you want to attract wildlife to your garden throughout the winter. Seed heads and fallen leaves make great hiding …
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October

With Autumn now here, there are plenty of jobs you can be getting on with to clear up after your summer plants have finished. Now is the ideal time to get everything ready for a colourful spring next year too. …
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September

Chores now start to increase again as Autumn is not far away. Now is a great time to plant trees, shrubs, perennials, grass seeds & spring flowering bulbs such as snowdrops and daffodils. Annual flowers like sweet peas can be …
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August

Pots, containers and vegetables all still need watering and harvest crops as soon as they are ready. Water wisely – consider using a water butt to collect rainwater. All new plants need to be monitored and ensure they are watered …
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July

Containers and hanging baskets are in their prime and perennials are covered in blooms. Your garden should be a blooming beautiful display of colour. Remember to keep on top of the watering. If there has been very little rain you …
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June

Now that the risk of frost has passed it is now time to plant out tender bedding plants and annuals ready for beautiful summer displays. June is a very busy month in the gardening calendar with vegetables, fruit, pots, planters …
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May

With the bright colours and wonderful scents of summer to look forward to, May is a busy time in your garden.
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April

As Spring brings new life and colour to your garden, it’s time to enrich your borders with everything your plants are going to need for the coming season.
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March

Be warned that frosts are still likely so be careful not to put anything tender at risk.
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