The Mains of Drum

Tasks for February

BULBS

When snowdrop flowers begin to fade split large clumps and replant to have an even better show next year.

PRUNING

Cut back late-summer flowering clematis to about 30cm from the ground. This will give fresh new growth and abundant flowers late in the season.

GENERAL

Deciduous shrubs are dormant at the moment so it is the ideal time to move them if they are growing in the wrong place.

GROW YOUR OWN

For a bumper crop of tomatoes, pepper, cucumbers and chillies in your greenhouse this year it is vital that they get an early start so sow the seed NOW!

GROW YOUR OWN

Cut autumn fruiting raspberry canes to the ground. The top of summer fruiting canes can be cut to a bud above the top support wire.

SOWING

Sow seeds of bedding plants in a heated propagator and look forward to a magnificent summer display.

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