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Calendar of Garden Work for December

DECEMBER is the month for stocktaking and replanning. New beds and paths can be made and carpentry and constructional work can be done. If the weather and conditions are suitable, digging and trenching can continue. DECORATIVE GARDEN Protect any tender … Continue reading

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Calendar of Garden Work for November

This is the month for bonfires and for collecting leaf mould. Beech, oak and lime leaves make the most valuable leaf mould and it is worth a trip to the woods to collect a few sackfuls. DECORATIVE GARDEN Plant roses of … Continue reading

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Calendar of Garden Work for October

THIS is the month for autumn colour, when the last of the flowers are picked from the border and only a few chrysanthemums and dahlias remain where the frost does not strike. Start to tidy up all unwanted growth and … Continue reading

06. September 2013 by admin
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Calendar of Garden Work for September

SEPTEMBER is the month for garnering (gathering and storing) and preparing for the winter. It is also the time for looking ahead to spring requirements. DECORATIVE GARDEN Sever rooted layers of border carnations pegged down in July and plant them … Continue reading

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Calendar of Garden Work for August

  THIS is the month for horticultural shows or the preparation for them. Guard against birds and wasps, which are the chief enemies in August. DECORATIVE GARDEN Make a note now of any improvements that could be made to the … Continue reading

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Calendar of Garden Work for July

A rewarding month for those who made an early start in spring. Continue to pick soft fruit and preserve it and make regular harvests of vegetables so as to use them in a young condition. DECORATIVE GARDEN Take soft-wood cuttings … Continue reading

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Calendar of Garden Work for June

ONCE June is in, the fear of frost is over, even in the colder parts of the country, and everything should be growing well. The object of good cultivation is to keep both decorative plants and vegetables growing at an … Continue reading

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Calendar of Garden Work for May

MAY is the first really rewarding month of the year when early salad crops, asparagus, early peas and flowers for the house can be expected. The general routine work of April — hoeing, sowing, thinning and planting — must still … Continue reading

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Calendar of Garden Work for April

WHATEVER work is due to be done in April, seed sowing must go on, because a late start can spoil a display in the flower garden or cause vegetables to be woody and poor. DECORATIVE GARDEN Finish off the planting … Continue reading

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Calendar of Garden Work for March

THE momentum of work increases as the month advances. Weather conditions are important, because if the soil remains saturated the tilth required for sowing seeds cannot be obtained and the soil will remain too cold for successful germination. DECORATIVE GARDEN … Continue reading

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