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What to plant & when JOBS TO DO

What to Plant & When

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Spring has sprung!

Jobs to do this Spring!

Begin by cutting off any dead, diseased, or dying branches. Trim away any old growth that isn’t needed. If it still appears too dense, remove any branches that are crossing each other and trim a few older stems down to their base. Lastly, promote new growth by cutting up to a quarter from the tops of the remaining healthy main stems.

First Early potatoes require about 10 weeks to mature, and you can plant them from late February to March in deep planting holes for protection. When the soil starts to warm up around mid-March, you can plant onions and shallots. To prevent bolting, choose a variety that is less sensitive to cold weather.

Use a hoe or tackle those deep tap roots with a Daisy Grubber, and don’t forget to use a kneeler pad to protect your knees. Pay special attention to perennial weeds that overwinter, such as dock and nettle.

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Use a hoe or tackle those deep tap roots with a Daisy Grubber, and don’t forget to use a kneeler pad to protect your knees. Pay special attention to perennial weeds that overwinter, such as dock and nettle.

Clean glass allows more light to pass through to your plants, ensuring they receive more light and grow better.

Cleaning your BBQ in the spring ensures it’s ready for summer grilling. A thorough clean removes built-up grease and food residue, preventing flare-ups and improving safety. It also enhances the flavor of your food by eliminating old, burnt remnants and extends the life of your grill by preventing rust and corrosion. Starting the season with a clean BBQ means you can enjoy hassle-free, delicious barbecues all summer long. Time for a new BBQ? Check out our sizzling BBQ range here.

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If you composted last autumn’s leaves, they make an excellent soil enhancer. Use the composted leaves from the bottom of the pile as mulch for your flower beds and large pots to improve the soil.

Aerating your lawn is easy and highly beneficial for an early spring boost. Simply insert a garden fork into the turf at six-inch intervals, wiggle it slightly while in the ground, then lift it out and move to the next spot. This straightforward task aerates the soil and relieves compaction, enhancing root access to air and improving drainage. Complete this before the April showers begin.

Lifting and dividing overgrown clumps of perennials rejuvenates the plants, enhancing their health, vigour, and blooming. This practice prevents overcrowding, improves air circulation, and reduces the risk of disease. It allows for better nutrient uptake and optimises soil conditions, promoting robust growth. Additionally, it provides extra plants for garden expansion or sharing, contributing to a more organised and aesthetically pleasing garden.

One of the most frequent spring gardening tasks is mowing the lawn as the grass begins to grow vigorously. Once your lawn shows signs of growth, you can start cutting it. It’s advisable to begin with the highest mower setting. Additionally, it’s the right time to consider feeding your lawn.

If your mower has a mulching plug, now is the ideal time to use it. Early spring grass growth, rich in nitrogen due to the warming sun, jumpstarts photosynthesis and serves as a natural fertiliser when mulched. As it breaks down, it returns nitrogen to the soil. After the first cut, gradually lower the cutting height until you reach the desired level.

Using feed nutrients in gardening significantly enhances plant health and growth by providing essential vitamins and minerals that might be lacking in the soil. These nutrients support robust root development, vibrant foliage, and increased flowering and fruiting. Regular feeding ensures plants receive a balanced diet, leading to greater resistance to diseases, pests, and environmental stressors. Additionally, nutrient-rich feed can improve soil structure and fertility over time, resulting in a more productive and thriving garden.

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