NewFebruaryIn The Flower Garden In February
Prune wisteria now, cutting back summer side-shoots to 2 or 3 buds.
Prune winter-flowering shrubs that have finished flowering.
Cut back shrubs, such as cornus and salix cultivars down to their bases.
Prune hardy evergreen hedges and renovate overgrown deciduous hedges.
Lift and divide bulbs such as snowdrops, and plant those that need planting ‘in the green’.
Look out for hellebore leaf spot and remove any leaves that are affected.
Remove faded flowers from winter pansies to stop them setting seed. This encourages aRead More
NewFebruaryIn The Fruit Garden This February
Prune raspberry canes, this is the last chance to cut autumn-fruiting raspberry canes to the ground to stimulate new canesRead More
NewFebruaryJobs Around The Garden In February
Keep off the grass when there’s frost, as the blades are more susceptible to damage. Keep feeding the bird, theRead More
NewFebruaryIn The Home and Greenhouse This February
Water houseplants lightly until they come into active growth. Ensure greenhouse heaters are working properly. Keep your cyclamen in aRead More
NewFebruaryIn The Vegetable Garden This February
Start chitting early potatoes in a cool, bright, frost-free space. Prepare vegetable seed beds by removing all weeds and forkingRead More
JanuaryIn The Home And Greenhouse This January
Now is the time to plant amaryllis bulbs in pots for spectacular indoor flowers in early spring. Move potato plantersRead More
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