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Flower garden job checklist

20 - 26 January 2014

It's time to...

  • Dig up congested clumps of winter aconites and transplant to new sites
  • Improve the soil the soil by spreading compost or manure over beds and forking in
  • Move plants growing in the wrong place
  • Dig deeply areas where you'll be planting new roses, shrubs or perennials
  • Spread a thick mulch of bark over the crown of tender plants, such as fuchsias, dahlias and cannas
  • Prune summer-flowering clematis, cutting stems back to emerging buds close to soil level

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