NewFebruaryIn The Fruit Garden In February
Put cloches or horticultural fleece over strawberry plants. This will help start them into growth and encourages an early crop.
Bare-root fruit bushes, canes and trees can be planted, so long as the ground remains unfrozen.
Plant rhubarb into enriched soil, or lift and divide any established clumps.
Mulch fruit trees with well-rotted manure or compost. Be sure not to mulch up around the trunk.
Sprinkle sulphate of potash fertiliser around the base of fruit trees and bushes to encourage fruiting.
Finish pruningRead More
NewFebruaryAround The Garden In February
Check that your winter insulation is still in place, especially around pots and any tender plants. If any plants haveRead More
NewFebruaryIn The Vegetable Garden In February
Prepare your vegetable seed beds for spring! Weed thoroughly and cover with a thick layer of compost. Some veg canRead More
NewFebruaryWildlife In The Garden In February
Keep providing lots of food for birds. They struggle to find normal food in winter! Hazelnuts, walnuts, chopped apples, carrotsRead More
NewFebruaryIn The Flower Garden In February
Prune winter-flowering shrubs such as winter jasmine and heathers, once they have finished flowering. Sprinkle slow-release fertiliser around the bottomRead More
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