Well, that’s January more or less out of the way, and as we head into February our thoughts turn to spring as we prepare for the new season and look forward to the garden bursting into life. Make preparations now and tackle these jobs in February to ensure your garden is all set for spring.
Prune shrubs – Go around the garden pruning any shrubs that have finished flowering for the winter. A few snips here and there will soon have the plants cut back and primed, ready to flower once again later on in the year.
Trim evergreens – If you have deciduous hedges that are looking a little overgrown, now’s the time to give them a quick trim before the spring arrives. Renovate and restore their appearance with a professional prune that cuts away excess leaves and protruding branches.
Prepare seed beds – Start to prepare vegetable beds and sow a few seeds under cover in readiness for the season ahead. You can now start to chit potato tubers so you’ll have a bountiful harvest later on.
Prune conservatory climbers – Pruning conservatory climbers such as Bougainvilleas in late winter can help to restrict their size, so do this now before they start growing in the new season.
Add nets to fruit and vegetable crops – Protect crops now before they start to grow and add nets to ward off attacks from birds.
Cut deciduous grass – Any deciduous grasses left uncut over the winter can be but back in February, and it’s a good idea to remove dead grass from evergreen grass to encourage good and healthy growth.
It might only be February, but there are plenty of jobs to do in the garden, so start this weekend and have your garden in great shape once spring arrives. Our collection of garden tools will help with this, so find out more, or contact us if you would like further details and call us today here at H&G Promotions Ltd on 01299 288372.