Divide congested clumps of perennials before they make a lot of new growth.
Take hardwood cuttings of shrubs you wish to propagate.
NComplete planting of bare-root fruit trees and bushes.
NTrim back winter-flowering heathers once flowers have faded.
NContinue to sow tender bedding plants in a heated propagator or in trays on a warm windowsill.
NSow hardy annuals in a cold frame or unheated greenhouse.
NPlant out bulbs grown for indoor use which have finished flowering.
NContinue to prune roses, removing old and thin spindly wood.
NFeed shallow-rooted small or trained trees, bush and can fruits, using a general fertiliser.
NBuy summer-flowering bulbs before stocks run out.
NWatch out for aphids, red spider mites and whitefly in the greenhouse.
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|Title Annotation:||Life Gardening|
|Publication:||Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)|
|Date:||Mar 6, 2004|
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