Gardening in April is a busy time for gardeners with longer, warmer days. Flowers are in full bloom and fruit trees are covered in delightful blossom. With April showers on the way, garden plants are springing to life and that also means that weeds will start to take root in any place they can.
Gardening in March is a busy time as the weather warms up. With the last of the morning frost and the arrival of spring, now is the time to start planting.
Spring is approaching and the first spring bulbs are emerging out of the ground. Gardening in February is all about preparing the garden for sowing and growing.
There are still plenty of jobs to do in the garden in January. Checking your plant supports and ties are still in good condition after the winter weather and preparing the greenhouse ready for the growing season are a great reason to get out into the garden.
There is still plenty to do in the December garden and as we approach the shortest day of the year, the weather can be quite crisp and chilly. Time to wrap up warm and prepare to prune and prep the garden for next Spring.
As late autumn turns to winter, with colder, shorter days, there are still plenty of tasks to do in the garden in November.
November is here and with it comes the chance of early frost. The focus this month in the garden is protecting plants and wildlife from the cold winter months ahead.
September is the time to prepare for autumn gardening tasks. The weather can be changeable in September from mild, warm days to wet and chilly. There are lots of tasks to keep you busy in the garden this month.
September is generally cooler as the weather becomes milder. This month is a good time to prepare for autumn gardening tasks. The weather can be changeable in September from mild, warm days to wet and chilly. There are lots of tasks to keep you busy in the garden this month from planting spring-flowering bulbs, pruning perennials and shrubs and a bounty of harvest in the vegetable garden.
August is the peak of summer making it one of the hottest months. Watering in the garden is a top priority. Using grey water or ideally rain water from a water butt is not only good for water conservation but also much better for plants.
October is the month when the garden really begins to show off those warm autumn colours. There are plenty of tasks to do in the garden this month.
October is a month bursting with autumn colours. The leaves begin to turn golden with warm orange, yellow and deep reds. It’s a palette of colours to inspire any landscape artist. There is still plenty to do in the garden in October. Time spent in the garden is mainly taken up with tidying up leaves […]
There’s plenty to keep you busy in the garden during long summer days in July. This is the month to be frequently deadheading flowers, lawn maintenance and cutting out new shoots on fruit and vegetable plants to encourage new growth and more crop yields.
June is here and my garden has burst into life over the spring months. Time to start thinking about hanging out baskets overflowing with Begonias and tending to my vegetable garden.
Spring is in full bloom and the garden is springing to life. Time to get out the May pottering check list. Houses plants need some love too and this is the ideal time to repot house plants in fresh soil. I like to give them a little day trip into the garden on mild days at this time of year.