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Flowers checklist

22 - 28 December 2014

It's time to...

  • Cut back overgrown honeysuckle
  • Pick berried winter shrubs, flowers and evergreen leaves for seasonal decorations indoors
  • Plant bare-rooted hedging, roses, trees and shrubs
  • Pick faded flowers and yellowing leaves from pansies and winter bedding
  • Prune the tops of standard roses to reduce wind rock
  • Keep off lawns in frosty weather or if very wet
  • Prune wisteria, shortening sideshoots to 10-15cm from their base
  • Check tree ties are secure
  • Order dahlias, gladioli and other summer-flowering bulbs
  • Tie in the stems of climbing plants to their supports

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