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What To Do In The Garden in June
At this time of the year you'll find a fabulous selection of summer bedding at our Garden Centre in Birmingham. Plant the bedding out in borders and containers this month to achieve a wonderful display of colour and here are some other jobs to do in the garden during June.
What To Do In The Garden In April
With warmer weather arriving, this is the best time of the year to be stocking up on bedding plants to fill planters, borders and hanging baskets. Our garden centre becomes noticeably busier and the number of jobs that need to be done around the garden begins to accelerate. David Coton has these suggestions to keep you occupied.
What To Do In The Garden In March
No-one can say our weather is predictable but what can be foreseen is that a huge amount of new stock is being delivered to our Garden Centre to celebrate the end of lockdown and the arrival of spring which officially starts on the 20th March,
What To Do In The Garden In February
We will be receiving new stock at the garden centre during February in readiness for spring which hopefully is just around the corner, in the meantime David Coton suggests the jobs you should be tackling in the garden this month.
What To Do In The Garden In May
With spring encouraging everyone out into the garden and the threat of frost disappearing during May, David Coton is in no doubt that May is going to be one of the busiest months of the year.
What To Do In The Garden In January
Although the days are short and the view from our Garden Centre is dull and overcast, David Coton suggests that getting out into the garden is one of the few pleasures we can enjoy while social distancing restrictions are still in place.
What To Do In The Garden In December
Whether it's a bleak December or the more mild weather we are becoming used to, you can still spend useful time in the garden during the last month of the year. David Coton suggests some garden jobs that can occupy the short days.
What To Do In The Garden In November
David Coton suggests that there are plenty of gardening jobs that need to be done in November, from why you shouldn't throw away any fallen leaves to how to take care of your vegetable patch.
How To Choose Spring Bulbs For Early Colour
Spring flowering bulbs brighten the garden from when snow is on the ground right through to the sunlit early summer. Here is David Hall's guide to achieving a marvellous display of colour to herald in the new year.
What To Do In The Garden In October
It's autumn and David Coton is getting the garden prepared for the onset of colder weather but, at the same time, the arrival of spring bulbs in the garden centre is a reminder that we should also now be planning ahead for next year.
What To Do In The Garden In September
Although the growing season is slowly coming to an end, David Coton can suggest quite a few jobs that need to be done over the next few weeks, helping you make the most of what's left of summer and preparing for the arrival of autumn.