May Was An Awkward Time

THE VILLAGE GARDENER Environment Team tips. Put hanging baskets out on display. Pinch outside shoots on tomatoes. Try to mow the lawn weekly. Finish planting out summer bedding. Keep feeding the birds. Mr Crump’s top tips Plant some runner bean seeds for a later crop. Do not forget the lawn edging. Hoe weeds every dry day if possible. Clean your […]

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May Gardening Programme

May Gardening Programme Environment team tips for May Check for nesting birds before clipping hedgerows. Divide up clumps of daffs. Water early morning or late in the day to get most out of your water. Mow lawns weekly. Earth up potatoes. Tom Greatrex tips, for gardeners. You can’t survive by planting flowers. Grow veg. Weed every day. Don’t let your […]

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RHS Tips and Advice for April

  RHS tips this month Protect fruit blossom from late frosts. Tie in climbing and rambling roses. Start to feed citrus plants. Sow new lawns or repair patches. Hardy annuals can be sown outdoors. Environment team tips for April Don’t forget to put on sunblock, even in April. Try to keep on top of weeds. Check shrubs, hedges etc for […]

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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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