Sunny Gardens | February Gardening Tips

February Gardening Tips

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Time for ShoppingOrder tubers of Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus)Design a flower bed for a shady area plant this at spring and summer. Plan to try impatiens, foxglove, begonia, and browallia.Order perennial plants and bulbs now for cut flowers this summer. Particularly good choices are phlox, daisy, dahlia, cosmos, aster, gladiolus, and lily.PlantingSet out summer flowering […]

Sunny Gardens | January Gardening Tips

January Gardening Tips

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PlanningMake your selections of seeds, and order seeds early, don’t wait until late in thewinter to order seed because many varieties sell out early.Shop for evergreen shrubs such as azalea, camellia and early rhododendronsOrder tubers of Jerusalem artichoke (Helinathus tuberosus)Draw a map of your garden and make copies of it. Garden beds and raised beds […]

Sunny Gardens | Vegetables garden

Vegetable garden

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Unless you have a large vegetable plot or even an allotment it makes sense to plan what types of vegetables you want to grow.It makes sense to grow your favourite vegetables and those where freshness is important. But early potatoes, spring onions and baby carrots with their tops on are delicious, and their flavour and […]