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Around the garden job checklist

3 - 9 March 2014

It's time to...

  • Mow lawns then trim new edges with a half-moon edging tool
  • Dig compost into borders to improve water retention
  • Add copper rings to pots to protect plants from slugs and snails
  • Hoe bare areas of soil on dry days to remove weed seedlings
  • Replenish gravel and stone mulches on alpine gardens and scree beds
  • Buy summer-flowering bulbs to plant in spring, such as gladioli, tigridia, galtonia, eucomis, anemone, lily and acidanthera

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