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LIFT & DIVIDE
Now is the time to lift and divide summer flowering herbaceous perennials. You can find out how at the RHS website here www.RHS.org.uk
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PRUNING
Prune established bush and standard roses to encourage vigour and flowering. This also helps to remove dead and diseased wood. Also prune hydrangeas cutting off last year's spent flower heads back to a strong pair of buds. You can find out how at the RHS website here www.RHS.org.uk
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LAWN CARE
Once the grass starts growing, start regular mowing on a dry day with a high blade setting. Remove any moss with a moss killer or a combination fertiliser and rake or scarify your lawn to remove thatch and promote good even growth. Now is a good time to lay turf for new lawns.Find out more at the RHS website here www.RHS.org.uk
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FLOWER BEDS
Now is a good time to prepare your flowerbeds for your summer annuals. Feed plants with balanced fertiliser, blood fish and bone meal or growmore. Hoe flowerbeds regulalry throughout the growing season especially when weeds are young to prevent flowering and further propagation.Why not prepare a planting plan to get the best from your garden during the summer? Find out more here www.bbc.co.uk
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POTATOES
The end of march is a good time to plant first early varieties of potatoes. Find out more here www.bbc.co.uk