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What to do in the garden – Last Week of February

In the Flower Garden

  • Sow sweet peas in long pots. Pinch out the shoot when they show a pair of leaves
  • Prune the stems of cornus, willows etc
  • Watch out for bulbs emerging if you are walking on borders

In the Fruit & Veg Garden

  • Cover Rhubarb with a bin or specialist clay pot to force rhubarb to produce early shoots
  • Chit seed potatoes
  • Finish planting fruit trees before they start coming into leaf

In The Greenhouse

  • Start off Dahlias by potting them up
  • Start sowing crops from seed such as Chili Peppers, Tomatoes and Cucumbers

 

Photo - Andrew Babicz

Photo – Andrew Babicz

What to do in the garden – Last Week of February

In the Flower Garden

  • Sow sweet peas in long pots. Pinch out the shoot when they show a pair of leaves
  • Prune the stems of cornus, willows etc
  • Watch out for bulbs emerging if you are walking on borders

In the Fruit & Veg Garden

  • Cover Rhubarb with a bin or specialist clay pot to force rhubarb to produce early shoots
  • Chit seed potatoes
  • Finish planting fruit trees before they start coming into leaf

In The Greenhouse

  • Start off Dahlias by potting them up
  • Start sowing crops from seed such as Chili Peppers, Tomatoes and Cucumbers

 

Photo - Andrew Babicz

Photo – Andrew Babicz

What to do in the garden – Last Week of February

In the Flower Garden

  • Sow sweet peas in long pots. Pinch out the shoot when they show a pair of leaves
  • Prune the stems of cornus, willows etc
  • Watch out for bulbs emerging if you are walking on borders

In the Fruit & Veg Garden

  • Cover Rhubarb with a bin or specialist clay pot to force rhubarb to produce early shoots
  • Chit seed potatoes
  • Finish planting fruit trees before they start coming into leaf

In The Greenhouse

  • Start off Dahlias by potting them up
  • Start sowing crops from seed such as Chili Peppers, Tomatoes and Cucumbers

 

Photo - Andrew Babicz

Photo – Andrew Babicz

What to do in the garden – Last Week of February

In the Flower Garden

  • Sow sweet peas in long pots. Pinch out the shoot when they show a pair of leaves
  • Prune the stems of cornus, willows etc
  • Watch out for bulbs emerging if you are walking on borders

In the Fruit & Veg Garden

  • Cover Rhubarb with a bin or specialist clay pot to force rhubarb to produce early shoots
  • Chit seed potatoes
  • Finish planting fruit trees before they start coming into leaf

In The Greenhouse

  • Start off Dahlias by potting them up
  • Start sowing crops from seed such as Chili Peppers, Tomatoes and Cucumbers

 

Photo - Andrew Babicz

Photo – Andrew Babicz

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