Seasonal tips and topics

Spring is a great time to get out in the fresh air and prepare your garden, some main tasks might be:

1 Protect new spring shoots from slugs

2 Plant shallots, onion sets and early potatoes

3 Plant summer-flowering bulbs

4 Lift and divide overgrown clumps of perennials

5  Top dress containers with fresh compost

6  Mow the lawn on dry days (if needed)

7  Hoe and mulch weeds to keep them under control early

8  Prune

Seed potatoes are in stock now, all your old favourite tried and tested verities such as Charlotte, Rocket, Duke of York, King Edward, Maris piper and many more. We are also introducing this year a wider range of potatoes such as Pink Fir Apple (long finger like nutty potato) and Blue Congo / Blue Danube (High levels of anti-oxidant) something new to try.