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April Jobs in the Garden

Keep on top of your weeding. Protect fruit trees & fruit bushes from late frosts using protective fleece. Tie in climbing & rambling roses to trellis or wires. Sow seeds of annuals, biennials, herbaceous plants & vegetable plants outdoors now. For best results prepare a good seedbed, free from weeds & stones. Feed trees & …

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March Jobs in the Garden

Protect new spring shoots from slugs – we recommend ‘slug gone’. Plant shallots, onions & early potatoes now. Now is the time to plant summer flowering bulbs. Top dress containers with fresh compost. Cut back Cornus & Salix grown for winter colour. Start feeding pond fish & using pond fountain. Remove pond heaters now. Prune …

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We Are an Environmentally Friendly Business

Haddenham Garden Centre is an environmentally friendly company, dedicated to reducing its carbon footprint. Recycling All our cardboard and plastic waste is recycled.  We crush all unused cardboard and plastics into bales on site, and then these are sent to a recycling centre. Biomass Heating In the garden centre we have recently replaced oil heaters …

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February Jobs in the Garden

• Prepare vegetable seed beds, some veg can be sown under cover now like lettuce & other salad crops. • Chit seed potatoes. • Net fruit & veg crops to keep birds off. • Prune winter flowering shrubs that have finished flowering. • Divide bulbs such as snowdrops & plant those that need planting ‘ …

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January Jobs in the Garden

This is a good time to clean old pots, seed trays & even your greenhouse. Thorough cleaning will reduce pest & disease problems, it will also reduce any propagation issues you may face. Prune apple & pear trees. Keep putting food & water out for hungry birds. Dig over vacant plots of land that have …

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December Jobs in the Garden

You can move established deciduous trees & shrubs now, providing the ground is not frozen or soggy. Continue to plant bare root deciduous hedging plants. Put rabbit guards (tree guards) around newly planted trees & shrubs. Check your greenhouse heater is working. Insulate outdoor taps. Prevent your garden pond from freezing. Prune open ground apples …

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October jobs in the garden

Divide herbaceous perennials. Move tender plants into a greenhouse or conservatory. Harvest apples, pears, grapes & nuts. Prune climbing roses. Plant wallflowers, winter pansies & other Spring bedding plants. Plant your Spring flowering bulbs now. Good time to plant herbaceous perennials. A good month to move & plant trees, shrubs & climbers as well as …

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September jobs in the garden

Sow sweet peas in a cold frame or greenhouse for early summer blooms next year. Divide cottage garden perennials such as Crocosmia, this will improve flowering the following year. Pick autumn fruiting raspberries. Continue to deadhead plants such as delphiniums, roses & penstemons to prolong display & give colour well into the month. Don’t overlook …

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