Nursery Tips

Jobs for January

Jobs for January

Jan 1, 2021 | Nursery Tips

  • Spray fruit trees and bushes with a winter wash. Choose a calm day to do so.
  • Make sure that your greenhouse heating is working.
  • Prune apple and pear trees.
  • After strong winds, check and if required, firm back recently planted trees, shrubs etc.
  • Brush heavy snow off conifers, climbers and any light-limbed trees and shrubs before damage occurs. 
  • Keep feeding garden birds.
  • Plant snowdrops and hellebores. Buy plants in flower so you can choose the best colours to suit your garden. 
  • Deadhead winter-flowering pansies and other bedding regularly.
  • Plant bare-rooted hedging can still be planted, if the ground isn’t waterlogged or frozen.
  • Buy seed potatoes.

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