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Gardening through the year

  • Find out what gardening jobs to do to keep your garden looking great
  • Which vegetables to sow and harvest through the year
  • Easy tips to save you time

What's in this guide

Gardening jobs for January

Buying seed potatoes, feeding fruit plants, planting bare-root plants and more

Gardening jobs for February

Planting garlic, sowing half-hardy annuals, putting up a nest box, and more

Gardening jobs for March

Plant summer bulbs, control slugs and snails, plant early potatoes, and more

Gardening jobs for April

Enjoying the first harvests, weeding, raising tender plants, and more

Gardening jobs for May

Mowing the lawn, planting bedding, controlling weeds, and more

Gardening jobs for June

Deadheading roses, planting and sowing veg, pruning soft fruit, and more

Gardening jobs for July

Cutting back early flowering perennials, harvesting veg, feeding the lawn, and more

Gardening jobs for August

Watering containers, trimming hedges, cutting back strawberries, harvesting veg, and more

Gardening jobs for September

Harvesting onions, dividing perennials, planting spring bulbs, and more

Gardening jobs for October

Clearing autumn leaves, planting spring bedding, turning the compost heap, and more

Gardening jobs for November

Putting away the mower for winter, planting tulips, sharpening secateurs and more

Gardening jobs for December

Making a Christmas wreath, buying bulbs for indoors, feeding the birds, and more