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Gardening in March Spring bulbs The Garden Year
These are fabulously scented flowers in white, pinks or blues which grow from bulbs.  They are often seen as indoor bulbs at Christmas when they have been ‘forced’.  However, they grow happily outside and are best near a doorway or path in a sunny spot. If you have had some indoors once they have finished […] (Read more)
Gardening in March How To Garden The Garden Year
Despite waking to a blanket of snow this morning in the South East (a bit of a surprise) Spring is on the way.  Here are a few gardening jobs to get your garden prepared for the growing season. Prepare your soil. Weed your beds then apply a good layer of well-rotted manure or compost as […] (Read more)
Gardening in March The Garden Year
This is a semi-evergreen herbaceous perennial.  It has green leaves which have white spots.  The flowers start pink then turn blue once pollinated so the plants are a fabulous mix of pink and blue. They prefer to be grown in either full or partial shade and not in south-facing position.  Ideally the soil should be […] (Read more)
Gardening in March The Garden Year
March’s tasks – Spring is underway! A great month with everything beginning to grow but it is also when gardens become busy with weeding, mowing, sowing and planting all beginning.  One day it can be glorious sunshine and beginning to feel warm and the next we are battling ice and snow which adds to the […] (Read more)