Divide overcrowded and poor flowering herbaceous plants.
Plant out onion and garlic sets, now available from the garden centre.
It’s turf laying time! To guarantee quality, deliveries arrive every Friday on a first come, first served basis. For existing lawns, rake in Tunstall lawn top dressing to thicken grass and improve rooting.
Plant wallflowers, winter pansies and spring-flowering bulbs for spring colour.
Now is a good time to plant new shrubs, trees and perennials.
Lift dahlias after the first frost. Cut back foliage, dry off and lay in boxes. Cover in compost with crowns exposed. Store in a dry, frost free shed or garage. (They may overwinter in the ground, protected by 150mm of chipped bark).
Replant hanging baskets with spring-flowering bulbs, winter heathers, trailing ivies and spring bedding plants.
Sweet peas can be sown in the greenhouse now. We have over 42 varieties to choose from!
Insulate your greenhouse with bubble wrap.
Turn the compost heap and add compost maker to aid decomposition.