Recommended Tasks and Hints for March 2021
Lift and divide overgrown clumps of perennials. Lift each clump with a fork, insert 2 forks back to back and prise the clump apart. Smaller pieces can be pulled apart by hand.
Apply Blood Fish and Bone to all borders and rake in.
Sow hardy vegetables such as spring onions, beetroot, lettuce and spinach. Sow in modular trays indoors and plant out when big enough to handle.
Clean Greenhouse glass. Clean the glass inside and out to increase light levels for your plants, especially important early in the year when light levels are low.
Cut lawn edges with a half moon spade - your garden will look instanltly neater.
Mulch bare soil. Add organic matter to improve your soil by simply spreading it on the surface in a layer 3-5 cm deep. The worms will work it into the soil for you.
Turn your compost heap to speed up rotting.
Sow hardy annuals such as scabious, calendula and nigella.