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May in the Garden

The Garden in May After April was a cold chilly affair here’s hoping that the garden in May will provide us with the Spring sunshine we are all so desperately in need of not only so we can shed some winter clothing but to encourage the wildlife and plants to flourish! At the beginning of 2016 […]

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Hellebore flowers January and February

February Garden Jobs

Although it has an additional day this year February still remains the shortest month of the year and is the last month of winter.  February can give us glimpses of spring but beware as we can be plunged back into the depths of winter overnight.  So far winter has been very mild and wet which […]

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March in the Garden

March in the Garden It is said that March comes “in like a lion and out like a Lamb” and although it is only the first week of the month I would say that was fairly accurate – the beginning of the week we were once again plunged into winter and 5 days later the […]

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Weekend Garden Jobs

Weekend Garden Jobs Winter has nearly finished with just one more day to go Spring is tantalisingly around the corner and you can certainly feel some warmth in the sun but let’s not get too carried away as March can have a sting in its tail with heavy frosts and the occasional snow!! Sow sweet […]

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May Garden Jobs

Most of April was a glorious month of warmth and sun enabling the garden and wildlife to burst into life, sadly May has not started so favourably and there has been a definite chill in the air and rather hard night frosts (remember to protect your tender plants!).  May brings with it the sound of […]

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Jobs in the Veg Patch

Plums and gages can be pruned once the sap starts to rise. Plant your chitted seed potatoes. Split and divide clumps of herbs such as mint, oregano and chives. Protect your cabbages and other brassicas from pigeons with netting. Sow parsnips, radish, peas, cabbage, leeks, lettuce and sprouting broccoli outside. Begin to harden off veg […]

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