Tag: Preparing for Spring

Category: To Do Lists

April To Do List If you are lucky enough to own a greenhouse  you can get a jumpstart on the season by planting your tomatoes and hanging  baskets now. Started plants are beginning to arrive daily. Potatoes can be started now. We offer over  20 varieties to choose from. Plant peas, cabbage, broccoli & other …

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March To Do List Head out to purchase your seeds, packaged  root vegetables, fruit canes, fruit trees and summer flowering bulbs while the  selection is still great. Add a pop of colour to your containers or  flowerbeds with potted spring bulbs, winter heather, wallflowers, primulas and  pansies. Take a look at your house from the…

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February To Do List: Add a pop of colour to your containers or  flower beds with potted spring bulbs, winter heather, primulas and pansies. Hamamelis (Witch Hazel), Sarcococca  (Sweetbox) and Camellias are in bloom and make lovely additions to any garden. Apply lime sulphur and dormant oil spray to  fruit trees and roses to combat…

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January To Do List Blooming now Witch hazel (Hamamelis) and the pale-green blossoms of Corsican hellebores. “Beauty Berry” (Callicarpa) now bears luminous purple berries – even more beautiful when planted near sulphur-yellow Hamamelis pallida ‘Arnold’s Promise’. If you can’t find Callicarpa in berry right now, remember to look for it at your garden centre when…

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