With the arrival of Spring it’s now time to put all your garden plans into action as there are plenty of jobs to be starting. It’s time to get busy sowing and growing!
Roses are a classic and beautiful addition to any garden. They are the most widely bought flowering shrub, but with over 30,000 varieties of roses the choice can be bewildering. Let’s take a brief look at the main rose types to help you decide which rose is right for your garden.
Alpine plants are used to thin soil and cold temperatures which mean the plants are hardy, small and have an abundance of flowers.
Young Gardeners – Pizza Faces
Make your own pizza faces! For this project, we are using tomatoes, peppers and basil as these are what we are planning on growing this year. You can come up with a wide range of topping ideas to create your own tasty design if those aren’t your favourites!
Your garden in February
Trimming and pruning is a key focus this month, trim back ivy and creepers if they have outgrown their space before birds start nesting in them. Prune winter-flowering shrubs that have finished flowering such as mahonia, heathers and winter jasmine. You can now cut back deciduous grasses leftover Winter ready for fresh growth to start as the weather warms up.