Top Jobs For July

 Check clematis for signs of clematis wilt.  Place conservatory plants outside now that it is warm.  Water tubs and new plants if dry, but be…
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Top Jobs For April

Still keep weeds under control as growth now should be rampant. Protect fruit blossom from late frosts. Tie in climbing and rambling roses. Sow hardy…
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Top Jobs For March

Plant shallots, onion sets and early potatoes. Protect new spring shoots from slugs. Plant summer flowering bulbs. Lift and divide overgrown clumps of perennials. Top…
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How to make leaf mould

When the leaves start to fall in Autumn and covering our grass ans pathways, it is the time tocollect and put them to good use.…
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Creating a wildlife garden

Wildlife Gardening. When people say they would like a wildlife garden but do not want the garden to look alike scrubland, I reply that you…
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Top Jobs for June

Top 10 jobs for June: Hoe borders and vegetable plots regularly to keep down weeds. Pinch out side-shoots on tomatoes. Now is the time to…
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Top Jobs for May

Top 10 jobs for May: Watch out for late frosts and protect tender plants. Earth up potatoes, and promptly plant any still remaining. Plant out…
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Top Jobs For February

Top ten jobs for February. Prepare vegetable seed beds, and sow some vegetables under cover. Chit potato tubers.  Still protect blossom on apricots, nectarines and…
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Creating A Raised Bed

The site. First you need to think about the site for the proposed raised bed, for example will it be next to a building or…
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Pruning Clematis

This subject has been surrounded with instructions that you have to do if you want to keep your Clematis under control and flowering from year…
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Planning a new Garden

As many of you know Colin Hewitt has moved to Derbyshire and we suggested that this venture should be recorded because it presents a whole…
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Top Jobs For January

Top jobs for January.   Recycle your Christmas tree by shredding it for mulch. Ventilate the greenhouse on sunny days. Dig over any vacant plots that…
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