Seasonal Tips for February

  • Prepare vegetable seed beds and start to sow early vegetables under cover.
 
  • Plug plants are now ready at our centres - a fun and effortless way to grow bedding and vegetable plants.
 
  • Sow sweet peas under cover. We have many spectacular new varieties to choose from.
 
  • Chit potato tubers and purchase onion sets and garlic now, ready for the new season.
 
  • Start dahlia tubers into growth in pots under protection. Now is the best time to buy new varieties.
 
  • If you purchased one of our Amaryllis (Hippeastrum) bulbs this Christmas, deadhead leaving the flower stalk to die naturally. Keep feeding and watering
 
  • Protect blossom on apricots, nectarines and peaches.
 
  • Prune winter flowering shrubs that have finished flowering. Also Wisteria and evergreen hedges.
 
  • Divide and replant snowdrops now while 'in the green'.
 
  • Cut back deciduous grasses left uncut over the winter.