Seasonal jobs

Plants And Jobs In January Garden

Plants And Jobs In January Garden

Plants And Jobs In January Garden – Now that Christmas is over, us gardeners are resigned to a couple of months of dark cold days when the garden looks very sparse, before new plants and shoots begin to appear. However, there is always something you can do in January, even if it’s indoors. Take stock of your January garden and do some planning for the year ahead. Look through seed and plant catalogues. Sketch out a plan for this year’s vegetable patch and decide what you will grow. Outdoors, now is a good time to get on with a bit of garden maintenance while shrubs are bare and borders have died down and you can see clearly what needs to be done.

Fall Season Gardening: Looking After The Plants

Fall Season Gardening: Looking After The Plants

Fall Season Gardening: Looking After The Plants – Keeping a garden isn’t as easy as laying out a plan, planting a few plants and sitting back to watch them grow. Those plants will need a bit of looking after. This may seem an obvious statement to those of us whose enjoyment centres around working in our gardens more than sitting in them, but it is worth mentioning a few essential jobs you will need to make time for in looking after the plants in your garden.

Lawn Care In September

Lawn Care In September

Lawn Care In September – The fall programme begins this September with the increasing interval between mowings and the raising of the height of cut to the fall level, which is a quarter of an inch above the summer cutting height.

It’s Time To Prepare Your Garden For Spring

It’s Time To Prepare Your Garden For Spring

It’s Time To Prepare Your Garden For Spring – Gardening in winter is crucial if you want to keep your garden healthy throughout the year. Protecting plants from the frost, harvesting winter produce and pruning dormant trees are all essential jobs to make the transition to spring and summer all that more easy.


As well as conducting essential maintenance, winter is the perfect time to take a look at your garden landscape and plan any changes for the upcoming year.

Do you need to rotate your crops? Perhaps your land is looking a bit barren, maybe some more evergreens would benefit for the following year? What seeds should you be ordering in?

Garden Jobs In December

Garden Jobs In December

Garden Jobs In December – The holidays are a busy time of the year for all gardeners, but for those who love to garden, there is still plenty to do in December.

Harvest the fall vegetable crop. It’s time to start harvesting vegetables from plants sowed in September and October. You can even add more vegetable plants before it gets too cold. They include artichokes, asparagus, beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, peas, potatoes and radishes. Note: expect them to grow slower than those vegetables planted in spring.

Planting Guide In November

Planting Guide In November

Planting Guide In November – November is the ideal time to add to your landscape and garden. The weather is not too hot and not too cold, perfect for outdoor activity. November is also the start of the rainy season, and with any luck, rainy weather this month will help new plants take root.

Plant pansies: Pansies add quick color to any flower garden. If planted in November, flowers can last through the winter and spring.