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Around the garden job checklist

22 - 28 February 2016

It's time to...

  • Spread a layer of manure or compost around roses and shrubs
  • Prepare areas for laying new lawns in spring, digging over, weeding and enriching the soil
  • Be on the look out for slugs and snails, which will attack emerging shoots of perennials
  • Regularly remove weeds by hand or use a hoe if conditions are dry
  • Maintain mowers and check garden machinery is in good working order and ready for the season ahead
  • Look out for compost bargains at garden centres so you'll have all you need for spring sowing and potting

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