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What to Do in The Garden This Week!

Gardens look a bit of a mess after snow so when it is dry and frost free get outside and clean up those leaves that have fallen recently. Some trees still have their leaves on so continue to sweep them up as they fall.

 

All those bushes that were flattened by the snow also look a wee bit sad, but unless they are broken leave them well alone as they might still perk up in the coming weeks.  With all this extreme freezing temperatures you might be happy that all those bugs will be killed off. Well according to research by the Royal Horticultural Society they have said that native pests and diseases can survive! This week I saw my first slug of the year! The good news is that the foreign invaders may be killed off.

 

Did you receive any Christmas houseplants such as Poinsettias, Hyacinths, Christmas cacti or Amaryllis?  Next week I’ll be telling you how to look after them after they have finished flowering and also have some more seasonal tips for the garden.

 

 

Happy Gardening

 

Andrew

 

 



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