What to do in the garden – last week of February

Cut back Willows

Cut back Willows

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
Chit Potatoes

Chit Potatoes

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

 

Label seeds up into sowing months - Photo: Andrew Babicz

Label seeds up into sowing months – Photo: Andrew Babicz

 

In The Greenhouse

  • Start off Dahlias by potting them up
  • Get all your seeds in one place and put into sowing months.
  • Start sowing crops from seed such as Chili Peppers, Tomatoes and Cucumbers

Don’t forget you can hear me every Sunday 10am till Noon on Phoenix FM (www.phoenixfm.com)

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