Gardening jobs for January

by | Jan 8, 2022 | Uncategorized

– Plant bare root trees, shrubs and fruit if you can still get them, but do not plant when the ground is waterlogged or frozen.
– Herbaceous perennials need a mulch of at least 15cm to protect them against frost, top it up if any has been washed away.
– Prune apple and pear trees, remove dead diseased or damaged branches, then shorten the the previous year’s growth by a third. cut away shoots in the centre to create an open shape
Avoid compacting your soil by standing on a plank if you are pruning or weeding.
– Deadhead pot displays to keep them flowering for longer.