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Gardening advice, monthly tasks & tips from our crew of resident gardening experts…

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February Gardening Tips

February is often the month that sees the garden spark into growth again. This means that our thoughts can turn to planting, pruning and propagating. Provided the ground is not frozen then February is a good time to plant trees, shrubs and hardy perennials. You can be sure of some moisture in the soil, which […]

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December Gardening Tips

I am sure there is a scientific reason why the years seem to go by faster and faster the older I become, but such I shall leave such calculations to the astrophysicists. For us gardeners crisp sunny December days outside are a bonus, but it is probably time to turn our thoughts to the inside of […]

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November Gardening Tips

The hour may have changed but there is still plenty to enjoy doing in the garden. What could be more rewarding than planting with all the anticipation that entails? So, finish planting tulips, plant new deciduous shrubs and trees and deciduous hedges and continue to plant and divide perennials (cottage garden plants). Sometimes it is […]

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October Gardening Tips

October is a fantastic month for planting. The soil is still warm but it is now wetter and ideal for plant roots to establish. Plant Roses and deciduous trees and shrubs. Continue to plant spring flowering bulbs. Plant fruit trees and bushes. The world is you oyster, anything hardy can be planted now. Pot up […]

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