Flowers

Prepare ground for hardy annual sowing

Dead head spring bulbs

Divide hardy herbaceous plants

Fruit

Tie in new shoots

Remove low and damaged stems

Plant new strawberries

Vegetables

Dig up last of winter vegetable and prepare ground for sowing

Start successional sowings of lettuce and radish

Trees, shrubs and climbers

Plant new hedges

Prune roses

Cut back old wood of flowering shrubs

Remove dead wood

Under glass

Sow melons, cucumber, aubergine and peppers

In general

Check all plant supports are secure


March