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This month in the Garden

Over the coming months, join me as I show you how to do jobs in the garden on a month by month basis.  As a horticulturalist and garden designer, I'll be guiding you through the seasons ahead, sharing tips, successes and failures and exploring some of the new and inventive products on the market.

Join me to see what jobs I recommend you should be doing in the garden each month with this 'How To' guide

1st January 2022
For some, digging the vegetable beds and forking around the borders is something they find brings warmth and satisfaction during the winter months...
1st December 2021
Our houseplants can provide a much-needed boost of greenery in the winter months, if the views from our windows are lacking an uplifting sign of life...
1st November 2021
Many inland areas of the UK tend to see their first frost after the summer, in November. Some coastal areas in the west especially can remain frost-...
1st October 2021
October is one of my favourite times of year in the garden, looking back at summer, thinking about next year, and watching the scene turn from green...
1st September 2021
Warm damp soils of September can get the weeds growing with gusto. It can also be a key time to catch weeds before they seed everywhere. In our...
1st August 2021
As Summer ages and the freshness of autumn awaits us in the months ahead, is your garden looking a little jaded? A common problem of British gardens...
1st July 2021
July is typically the warmest month of the year, and one of the driest and sunniest too. By following these key principles to watering, not only will...
28th May 2021
June is the time for planting out tender plants, tomatoes being one of them. Of course, if you have a frost-free greenhouse they may be romping away...
1st May 2021
May is a special time in the gardening year. Fading spring bulbs are being enveloped by growth around them, in the most dignified way. Spring...

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