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Job of the week

Make a pebble mosaic path

Brighten up the journey from one end of your garden to the other with these mosaic stepping stones. They're easy to make, and great fun for adults and children alike. Make the stepping stones over a weekend so they've a couple of days to set before being positioned in the garden.


Step 2
  • Prune summer-flowering clematis
  • Cut out dead stems of ceratostigma and fuchsias
  • Prune all stems of Hydrangea paniculata

Fruit & veg

Step 3
  • Sprinkle a handful of potash fertiliser around fruit trees
  • Plant new raspberry canes and blackberry plants
  • Prepare beds to plant asparagus


Step 4
  • Empty your greenhouse and thoroughly clean inside
  • Cut back overwintered fuchsias
  • Sow summer bedding plants

Around the garden

Step 1
  • Spread a layer of manure or compost around shrubs
  • Prepare areas for laying new lawns in spring
  • Be on the look out for slugs and snails