We open our Garden Centre on Saturday 29th February and look forward to welcoming you all back for the new season. Right now is the time to take out/renew your Garden Club Membership.
Don't forget Mothers Day is Sunday 22nd March
Buy Summer Flowering Bulbs and plant into pots or borders, eg Lilies, Crocosmia, Bearded Iris
Protect the new spring shoots from slugs
Select your seed potatoes and get them chitting on a sunny shelf. Plant out onions and Garlic providing that the soil is not soaking wet. Otherwise plant the onions in pots ready for planting out later. Try growing potatoes in planters for early cropping
Lift and divide herbaceous Perrenials and if needed, re-stock with new ones.
Top Dress pots with fresh compost
Cut Cornus and Salix back to their basis to promote new growth.
Prune bush and climbing roses and feed with a slow release fertiliser
Select your seeds. Sow the early broad beans now in pots to transplant later.
Finally, get inspired by visiting the Garden Centre. The pictures below were all taken at the Garden Centre in March and show what we usually have available then.