As the month that finally ushers in Spring, March has plenty of activity in store for keen gardeners. With dozens of seed sowings in the greenhouse and outside, rejuvenating plants and borders and resuming the regular chores of trimming lawns and hedges, there is barely enough time to admire the plants already in bloom. Bees and even butterflies that have been coaxed from their winter quarters on the warmer afternoons will readily appreciate the deep blue flowers of muscari and scented hyacinths mingled with drifts of golden daffodils. Shrubberies begin to take on an interesting appearance with stems of lemon-flowered forsythia and the cerise pink of flowering currant looking colourful amongst the evergreens. It’s also an ideal time for redesigning neglected areas of the garden.
Indoor Seed Sowing
Planning ahead for the summer months is when a greenhouse becomes invaluable. Dozens of pots and trays line the shelving as they … Read more