January Tips

Start planning for the new season. Make sure there is food out for the birds.

  • Plant new fruit bushes if the ground is not frozen
  • Remove weeds from under established fruit bushes and trees and apply a mulch
  • Buy vegetable seeds and seed potatoes
  • Save egg boxes to chit potatoes in
  • Remove old and diseased leaves from Hellebores to show off their flowers
  • Check Dahlia and Begonia tubers for rot
  • Prune apple and pear trees
  • Re-shape and repair lawn edges
  • Plant shrubs to give winter colour if ground is not frozen
  • Check food and water for birds regularly
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