The weather has been far from fair but we are hopefully through the worst of it - bring on Spring! There's plenty of gardening to be getting on with over the coming week or so, and with the clocks changing this weekend we are looking forward to brighter days and longer evenings. Here are our top tips to keep you on track.
Splitting snowdrops and winter aconites
The best time to divide snowdrops is while they are still green – they are easy to see, but they also don’t grow particularly well from dry bulbs so it is an ideal time to tackle this job now. The same applies to winter aconites. Lift overgrown or congested clumps and plant them in areas of the garden that look a little empty and will benefit from a splash of colour early next year.
If you’ve not done this already, now is the time to start. We chit potatoes to start them into growth before planting. Lay tubers in a tray or empty eggbox in a light windowsill until the shoots begin to sprout. Once yo...