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Weekend Garden Jobs

Weekend Garden Jobs Can’t believe that the end of April is nigh and that the weather is so ghastly feeling more like winter than Spring apparently tomorrow (Saturday) is supposed to feel warmer – fingers crossed that bank holiday Monday isn’t a wash out either.  I am still reluctant to put my chillies which I […]

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Weekend Garden Jobs

Weekend Garden Jobs So far this month has been mild but the weather is set to turn much colder this weekend with a touch of the white stuff in places so if you haven’t done so already protect your tenders. Lift and store dahlia’s. Trees and hedging can be planted now. With frosts forecast the […]

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Weekend Garden Jobs

Weed and Mulch your borders. It’s not too late to prune your shrub roses. Tie in climbing plants. Continue dead-heading daffodils. Mow the lawn – providing it’s not too wet! Sow hardy annuals where they are to flower such as Pot Marigold, Scarlet Flax, Night Scented Stocks & Nasturtiums. Half hardy annuals such as Zinnia, […]

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Jobs in the Veg Patch

Put up pea sticks and broad bean supports. Seeds which can be sown directly outside now include beetroot, parsnips, radish, peas, cabbage, leeks, lettuce and sprouting broccoli. Prepare the borders for seeds by weeding and raking to a fine tilth. Earth up first early potatoes. Harvest forced rhubarb and check to see if sprouting broccoli […]

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Weekend Garden Jobs

Weekend Garden Jobs Remove dead or fading flowers from early spring flowering bulbs. Continue to prune fully hardy summer flowering shrubs. Cut the grass – remember to keep the blades high. Cut back ornamental grasses. Re-pot container plants. Start off overwintered dahlia tubers – put into trays cover the tubers with soil until just the […]

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Weekend Garden Jobs

Gosh this week has gone so quickly and the weather has also taken an autumnal feel – however if you are able to dodge the showers and have some spare time this weekend here are some garden jobs for you. Now that the weather is changing think about protecting your tenders – move tender plants […]

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