The Gardening Calendar

January - March     April - June
Greenhouse construction Garden tidy – deadhead daffodils, seasonal pruning
Hedges cut and planted Build decking, pergolas and other garden structures
Fruit tree pruning and feeding (potash) Pathway cleaning
Plant bare-rooted trees, shrubs and roses Planting – evergreen trees, hedges and shrubs
Seasonal pruning of roses and late-flowering shrubs Seasonal pruning
such as buddleia, ceanothus and hardy fuchsias Garden makeovers
Plant summer flowering bulbs such as dahlias, lilies and gladioli Plant summer containers, borders and hanging baskets
Lift and divide summer flowering herbaceous perennials Lift and divide bulbs
Garden clearance Grass cutting

July - September    October – December
Painting / wood treatments for fences sheds & summerhouses Pond cleaning
Garden sitting for holidaymakers – watering, weeding Leaf clearance
Hedge trimming Fencing – repairs and erections
Rose care – deadheading and feeding Cut back overgrown shrubs and hedges
Prune wisteria Winter digging, soil preparation for spring
Transplant evergreen shrubs Gates and path maintenance
Beds and borders maintenance Frost protection – wrapping trees and plants to protect from frost
Cut down and divide perennials Shed repairs
Plant spring flowering bulbs

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