This Month in the Garden

With spring just round the corner there's lots to do in the garden. August is the prefect month for a winter tidy up. 

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Pruning Time

Pruning time for Clematis, Wisteria, Hydrangeas, climbing and bush roses.

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Sow Seeds

You can sow early seeds in your a nursey greenhouse or under a cloche (can be a DIY plastic bottle)

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Plant Summer Bulbs

 Plant gladiolus, paper daisies, dahlias in frost free areas 

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Sow Sweet Peas

Fairies need doors to enter their homes.

Perhaps you need a door for a fairy in your garden.

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Potatoes

Most potato crops take about three months to mature, so need to be in the ground in September for a Christmas harvest.

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Fruit Trees​

All deciduous fruit trees can be planted in July, August and September while the plants are still dormant.