Calendar 2017

We meet on the first Saturday of the month from 10.30am to about 12.30pm except where that Saturday falls on a public holiday weekend when it either moves to the Saturday before or after.  We also don't garden in January.


February 4th

Late Winter tidy-up

Pruning, if it looks as if Spring is on its way, and dividing plants


March 4th

March Makeover

When the garden starts to wake up after the Winter.


April 1st

Springtime Planting

Planting and dealing with early weeds.  We also hope that we will be able to dig out the three herbaceous beds that need renewing.

May 6th

Marvellous May Maintenance

Planting and weeding at a particularly lush and colourful time for the garden.


June 4rd

Summer Maintenance

Feeding, watering and weeding to keep the garden flourishing throughout the Summer.This is currently the time of year when the garden is at its most colourful.


July 1st

Summer Maintenance

Dealing with the inevitable fast growing weeds and making sure that the bindweed is kept as much under control as possible.


August 5th

Summer Maintenance

Attacking those weeds and tidying up Summer plants that have finished flowering


September 2nd

Autumn Pruning

Dead-heading the roses, clearing leaf debris and preparing the garden for Autumn.


October 7th

Those Autumn Jobs

Trimming shrubs and clearing Summer bedding plant.  


November 11th

Dividing Herbaceous Plants

This is when herbaceous plants can best be divided. It is also the time to plant new bulbs ready for next Spring.


December 2nd

Tidying December Debris

In the run up to Christmas, as the garden looks sparse, time for some end of year tidying.

There are no upcoming calendar entries at present