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Gardening Jobs for January

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General

  • Recycle your Christmas tree by shredding it for mulch
  • Brush heavy snow off hedges and conifers to prevent the branches from snapping.
  • Hang fat balls and put out water for hungry birds.
  • Get rid of slimy patches on the patio and paving by blasting with a pressure washer.
  • Wash empty pots by scrubbing them with hot water and a mild detergent then rinse well.
  • Check Dahlia tubers in storage and remove any that are showing signs of rotting.
  • Dig over any vacant plots that have not been dug.
  • Clear up any weedy beds.
  • Check tree ties and stakes on established plants.

Flowers

  • Remove old leaves and debris from around plants.
  • Start cutting back grasses.
  • Take root cuttings.
  • Lift and divide herbaceous perennials.

Trees and shrubs

  • Continue planting trees and shrubs while they are still dormant.
  • Plant roses, but avoid areas where roses were previously grown.
  • Move established deciduous trees and shrubs, provided the ground is not frozen or waterlogged.

Pruning

  • Prune apple and pear trees.
  • Prune wisteria.

Vegetables

  • Plan your vegetable crop rotations for the coming season.

Pond

  • Monitor the water level of your pond, as hard frosts can cause defects in the liner.
  • Rake out fallen leaves or shake off those that have gathered on protective netting.

Garden structures

  • In dry spells, you can treat timber structures, including garden furniture, with wood preservative and stain but only do this in a well-ventilated space.
  • Check and repair pergolas and arches.

Lawn

If the weather is mild you can lay new turf or repair hollows and bumps. However if your lawn is looking past its best why not consider laying Artificial grass for a beautiful lawn all year round without the hassle of regular maintenance.

For more information on artificial lawns contact Artificial Grass Direct on: 0845 177 1664

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