Prepare your vegetable seed beds. Sow some Vegetables under cover.
Buy your seed potatoes now. Get them off to a great start and use an egg box to start the chitting process. Choose from early crop, second crop or main crop.
Use fleece to protect tender plants against frost and cold winds.
Prune Wisteria, cutting back any summer side shoots to 2/3 buds.
Prune evergreen hedges and re-shape overgrown deciduous hedges.
Plant bare rooted roses, really great value at the moment, with our Lincolnshire grown selection. Choose from Hybrid Tea, Floribunda or Climbing rose.
Remove any dead heads from Pansies and violas to keep them flowering.
Remember to feed our feathered friends – leave out some seeds, fat balls or nuts on your bird table.
- Ventilate the greenhouse on sunny days, as it’s been closed for a couple of months now.
- Clean up last season’s dead growth on your perennials.
- Dig over any vacant plots that have not already been dug – this will keep you fit & warm!
- Don’t rush to work on your lawns yet, as you may do more damage by working on it at this time of year.
- Lightly prune apple and pear trees.
- Now is the best time to plant bare root trees, hedges and roses. Visit us for a great selection.
- Begin rhubarb forcing.
- Put together a plan for your vegetable crop rotations for the coming season.
- Continue to put food and water out for hungry birds
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