The dreaded January blues are finally over which means spring is approaching, with bulbs appearing and wildlife waking up as light levels and temperatures increase. There is lots to do indoors to prepare for the season ahead as outdoor gardens come to life again.
Follow our top tips for February to make sure you're prepared!
1. Prepare Vegetable seed beds, and sow some vegetables under cover
2. Chit Potato tubers
3. Net Fruit and vegetable crops to keep the birds off
4. Protect blossom on apricots, nectarines and peaches
5. Prune winter-flowering shrubs that have finished flowering
6. Divide bulbs such as snowdrops, and plant those that need planting 'in the green'
7. Prune Wisteria
8. Prune hardy evergreen hedges and renovate overgrown deciduous hedges
9. Prune conservatory climbers such as bougainvillea
10. Cut back deciduous grasses left uncut over the winter, remove dead grass from evergreen grasses