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Jordan’s top tips for your March garden

Jordan's Top Tips for your March Garden

The Daffodils are starting to bloom and Spring is definitely on its way, which means there is plenty to do in the garden this month.

It’s time to apply feed to your established beds and borders. Ensure the soil is workable and dig a good amount of well-rotted manure in to prepare for the growing season ahead. You could work in a general fertilizer such as Growmore or something more specific, depending on what you are growing. You could also add green waste and a good multi-purpose compost into your vegetable beds to enhance nutrient level and help with drainage.

Mow your lawn if it needs it. Ensure you choose a dry day and your blades are higher than usual.

March is an ideal month to lay new turf. It’s beginning to warm up and is relatively damp which are perfect conditions for the lawn to establish.

Other tasks include:

  • Keep deadheading your winter bedding plants such as Pansies and Polyanthus to encourage more flowers and healthier growth.
  • It will soon be time to start planting your potatoes, broad beans and other early vegetables.
  • Move any deciduous trees or shrubs before it’s too late.
  • Put in place any plant supports you may need before things start to grow rapidly.
  • Prune Roses back to encourage new, healthy, strong growth.
  • Finish cutting back Salix and Cornus.
  • Take all remaining dead foliage from last year’s perennials and grasses.
  • Remove dead Hydrangea heads now to enhance airflow in the centre of the plant and make room for new growth.

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Excellent soil with very few stones, turf was also of great quality.
Tim Connop21st August 2019
Very good turf. Freshly cut. Has taken well.
Bryan Smith12th August 2019
I love this garden centre, it truly is a cut above the rest. My hanging basket is an absolute joy.
Yvette Barratt8th August 2019
Staff are helpful, knowledgeable and cheerful and nothing is too much trouble.
Jane Ward2nd August 2019
The top soil was of good quality and was most suitable for my flower borders.
Alan Merritt23rd July 2019
The Moonstone looks really good as a lawn and patio border.
Brian Russell16th July 2019
All straight and no major knots or drying cracks.
Tim Pearson11th July 2019
Competitively priced sleepers, delivered on time and craned off to a convenient place by a helpful driver.
Ray Lamb9th July 2019
Excellent turf and topsoil delivered on time with a call to say they were on their way. Lawn was freshly cut on the day and has taken very quickly.
David Grennall1st July 2019
Wow, our first time visiting and I cannot wait to come back! Beautiful, inspiring surroundings. Products are first class and you can tell the staff who look after the place do it with love. We are so happy with our purchases and very reasonable prices. I’ll make a regular visit now! I haven’t tried the Potting Shed yet but heard wonderful things so will look forward to trying it. So lucky this is local to us. Thank you!
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