RHS Top Tips For This Month

RHS top tips for this month. Divide perennials. Prune bush and climbing roses. Top dress containers with new compost. 4 Start feeding the fish and switch on the pumps. Mow the lawns on dry days. Environment team top five for March Be careful of late frosts. Try to resist buying overpriced small plants at garden centres. Get early potatoes in. […]

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Tips for February

Tips for February RHS tips for February: Prepare vegetable seed beds. Chit potato tubers. Protect blossom on apricots and peaches. Make sure netting covering veg is still intact. Prune winter flowering shrubs as soon as flowers fade. Wenvoe environment group tips: Use a hand barrier cream especially at this time of year. Ferrous sulphate needs to be applied to lawns […]

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RHS tips for January

  RHS tips for January Shred your Christmas tree to use as mulch. Check on dahlia tubers and begonia corms for rot. 3, Brush off the worm casts on lawns. Start forcing rhubarb. Prune apple and pear trees. Environment team tips If you need some company and exercise join the Wenvoe wildlife group, environment team or turn up for one […]

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RHS tips for December

RHS tips this month 1. Check winter protection is still in place. 2. Make sure greenhouse heaters are working. 3. Keep ice broken on ponds. 4. Prune free standing apple and pear trees. 5. Acers, birches and vines should be pruned before Christmas to avoid bleeding of cuts. 6. Harvest leeks, parsnips and winter cabbage. 7. Take hardwood cuttings. 8. […]

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RHS 8 tips for November

RHS 8 tips for November Clear up leaves, especially from lawns, ponds and drains. Please make sure all containers kept clear of the ground. Plant tulip bulbs for a spring display. Prune roses to prevent wind rock. Plant out winter bedding. Cover brassicas with netting if pigeons are a problem. Insulate outdoor containers from frost. Bubble wrap is good. Stop […]

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RHS Tips For This Month

  RHS Tips For This Month Divide established rhubarb crowns. Cut back perennials that have died down. Divide herbaceous perennials. Move tender plants into a greenhouse. Plant out Spring cabbage. Keep harvesting apples and pears. Prune climbing roses. Finish collecting seeds from the garden to sow next year. Keep up with the mowing as long as it’s dry enough. 10.Renovate […]

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Your Programme for September

RHS to do list for September. Divide herbaceous perennials Pick Autumn raspberries. Collect and sow seed from perennials and hardy annuals. 4 Dig up remaining potatoes, before slug damage ruins them. Net ponds before leaf fall gets underway. Keep up with the watering of new plants. Start to reduce the amount of water given to houseplants. Clean out greenhouses and […]

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