Gardening Tips February
Winter and Spring bedding such as pansies and primulas need regular deadheading.
Spread mulch over flower borders to protect roots and improve soil condition.
Prune late flowering clematis before the end of the month.
Buy seed potatoes and onion sets for planting in March and April.
Complete pruning of apples and pears.
Feed fruit trees and bushes by sprinkling a suitable fertiliser around the base.
If heated you can start sowing tomatoes, melons, cucumbers and bedding plants.
Water indoor plants with rainwater and keep their compost moist.
Check heater fuel levels regularly.
Stock up on pots and compost for early planting.
Keep up the good work by providing food and water for birds that visit your garden.
Tree stakes and ties can be damaged after heavy winds and rain so check and replace if necessary.