Tidying the garden in winter

Follow our No Fuss Guide to tidying your garden in winter, featuring Alan Titchmarsh.

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Jan, Feb, Dec

Winter is a great time for preparing your garden and greenhouse for the growing season ahead. In this video guide, Alan Titchmarsh reveals how he deals with hibernating snails, then ventures indoors for a spot of pot cleaning. He shares his method of cleaning both plastic and clay pots, ridding them of fungal spores, bacteria and overwintering pests. Then, back outside, he explains how to warm your soil to allow for earlier sowing and planting in spring. Finally, he turns his attention to tool maintenance.

Watch now, for Alan’s guide to tidying your garden in winter.


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