Category: Hints & Tips

February Gardening Advice

Spring is almost here! Time to do lots of preparation and sowing of early crops in the greenhouse. Jobs to do this month: • Plant herbs in pots to keep in the kitchen • Peaches and grapes can be planted in the greenhouse • Harvest winter vegetables: kale, purple sprouting broccoli, spinach and chard, parsnip,…

January Gardening Advice

A new year has begun, but sadly not as we would have wanted to start 2021 with lockdowns around the country, but make use of the time at home to make plans for your garden and order in seeds and plants! Look forward to ever so slightly lighter evenings…. Jobs to do this month: •…

December Gardening Advice

Time to keep warm indoors and start making plans for next years vegetable crops and flowering bed designs. Jobs to do this month: • Harvest winter vegetables • Cover rhubarb with forcing pots • Prune blueberries • Prune and take hard cuttings of blackcurrants, redcurrants and gooseberries • Prune apple and pear trees, but don’t…