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5 gardening jobs March 23-29

Flower spike of Aloe humilis
Flower spike of Aloe humilis
1
Strawberries flowering in the unheated part of the conservatory

How to grow early strawberries

Pollinate strawberry flowers under glass by brushing over them with your hands. Plant out cold-stored strawberry runners.

2
Garlic and shallot Griselle

Get your alliums in

Plant onions, shallotsgarlic, Jerusalem artichoke tubers and asparagus crowns if the soil is workable.

3
Apricot Kioto – loves a good mulch and feed

Fleece fruit blossom overnight

Protect fruit blossom from frost, but make sure insects can reach the flowers or else hand pollinate them.

4
Hosta after a severe attack by snails

Protect vulnerable plants from slugs and snails

Continue to protect new growth on lilies, delphiniums and hostas, etc, from slugs and snails.

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