Tag Archives | April

A-Z of April Pruning

Spring is now in full swing and many of us feel it’s time to venture into the garden but sometimes the things that need to be done can overwhelm us especially with what can and can’t be cut back!  So here is the helpful a-z of what to prune this month:- Brachyglottis “Sunshine” – Hard […]

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Weekend Garden Jobs

Dead head daffodils but no need to tie up their leaves just leave them to die down naturally. Divide large clumps of snowdrops – they establish much better when still in leaf this is referred to as “planting in the green”. De-thatch and aerate the lawn. Weed the borders. Sow some seeds – here are […]

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April in the Garden

After the wettest winter on record what a difference some warm Spring sunshine is making, Spring has definitely Sprung!  Bees and butterflies have been out and about, the birds are beginning to nest and trees, shrubs, grass and weeds are all bursting into life, the days are longer and warmer making April a busy gardening […]

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Veg Patch Jobs During April

Runner beans are greedy plants and a prepared trench will ensure a good crop. Dig a trench approx. 2ft deep by 2ft wide, loosen the soil in the bottom then fill it with kitchen peelings, grass clippings, manure (we use our guinea pig waste including newspapers), allow to rot before planting your beans next month. […]

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Garden Jobs During April

Spring is here and trees, shrubs, grass and weeds are bursting into life, the days are longer and warmer making April a busy gardening month. Weeding is a tedious and laborious task but by getting on top of those little weedlings now will prevent them from getting stronger and reproducing, remember “One year’s seeding makes […]

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