Jobs to do in the garden in March
March is usually when the weather begins to get warmer, and your garden starts to spring into life again. Unfortunately, it’s not just the plants and parts of your garden that you want to grow, that grow. Most of it does, that is why you should get in there early to reduce your workload over the coming months.
Pull up the weeds in your garden as soon as possible - don’t let them grow and begin spreading. Try and pull them up by their roots and in areas where it is safe to do so. Lay sufficient weed killer to ensure that they do not come back again, ensuring that you apply the weed killer in accordance with the instructions. Always try and avoid applying weed killer if it has is likely to rain, as this will dilute the application. Go around your flowerbeds and your lawn, to help ensure you are weed free this summer.
If you haven’t already, begin getting together all the seeds you need for the coming year. Prepare any vegetable beds, and dig in a good quality compost. Many varieties of vegetables require planting in March if you go by the packet. Remember to only begin planting your seeds if the conditions are correct, and the weather has begun getting warm enough for them to grow. Vegetables like brussel sprouts and cauliflowers can be planted outside under cover, while tomatoes and cucumbers can be started off in seed trays and kept in the greenhouse where it is warmer.
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