January

In The Home And The Greenhouse This January

Plant amaryllis bulbs in pots now for stunning indoor flowers in early spring.

Keep your potato planters inside as frosts will kill the foliage.

For better seed germination, try using electric propagators to help your early seedlings along.

Clean pots and greenhouse ready for spring.

 

Top Tip:

If the weather turns to snow – brush heavy snow off of greenhouses and cold frames to prevent the glass being damaged. 

This Month's Key Tips
  • No is the ideal time to start 'chitting' seed potatoes ready for planting in spring.
  • Plant any seeds ready for the early spring season.
  • Clean old pots and seed trays ready for sowing and planting.
  • Start forcing rhubarb.
  • Recycle your Christmas tree by shredding it for mulch.