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Jobs for the winter garden

It might be February but there are still a few jobs you can be getting on siwth to be ready for Spring.
  • Prune back roses and other shrubs that need controlling now.
  • Remove fallen leaves from ponds and lawns and put into a chicken wire frame to start making great leaf mulch.
  • Finish autumn lawncare such as aeration and top dressing and if you’ve not got the time contact a specialist for some help.
  • Get winter treework completed – you can get details of recommended tree surgeons from the Arboricultural Association at
  • Put your feet up, plan next year’s borders and vegetable patch, and order seeds for next year.