Jobs to do in July

Plant out runner bean plants and any veg plants which have not quite made it into the garden. Keep cutting sweet peas for continuous...

Jobs to do in June

Sow foxglove seeds. Check for pests like whitefly and treat with an organic soap solution or apply nematodes for slugs. Hoe borders...

Pinching out sweet peas.

Pinching out sweet peas is not required, but many gardeners choose to do so in order to keep sweet peas short and bushy. Others choose...

Jobs to do in March

Mow the lawn on dry days (if needed) Lift and divide overgrown clumps of perennials and spring bulbs. Hoe and mulch weeds to keep them...

Jobs to do in February

Divide bulbs like snowdrops to replant in the green.https://www.hambridgeseeds.co.uk/post/splitting-snowdrops Sow broad beans Wash stored...

Jobs to do in January.

Disperse worm casts in lawns. Inspect stored tubers of Dahlia, Begonia and Canna for rot or drying out. Recycle your Christmas tree by...

Jobs to do in December

1. Check your winter protection structures are still securely in place 2. Check that greenhouse heaters are working and use efficiently...

Jobs to do in November

1. Clear up fallen leaves - especially from lawns, ponds and beds 2. Raise containers onto pot feet to prevent waterlogging 3. Plant...

Jobs to do in October

Divide established rhubarb crowns to create new plants Cut back perennials that have died down Divide herbaceous perennials Move tender...

Jobs to do in August

Start looking and buying bulbs next spring and Christmas. Take salvia cuttings to ensure you have new plants and are insured against any...

Jobs to do in May

Deadhead tulips Support borders before they grow too tall Start to climatise tender plants before planting out, but watch out for late...

Jobs to do in April

Plant hardy perennials and shrubs. Keep weeds under control while they are small. Plant out sweet peas and support them as they grow. Tie...

Sunny days are a coming.

January is definitely not my favourite month, February is slightly better but not much - it is cold, grey, wet and with the dark nights...

Snowdrop Country

A lovely thing to listen to, so grab a cuppa and put your feet up for 25mins. BBC Radio 4 - Open Country, Snowdrop Country