Do’s February

What to do in the garden for February:

  • Lift Tulips and Dutch Iris for storage in a cool dry place
  • Tie Dahlias and tall Chrysanthemums
  • Dead head Rhododendrons, Camellias and Azaleas, mulch and feed
  • Sow seeds of annuals for planting out in April
  • This humid weather promoted black spot – spray if necessary
  • Remove weeds before they seed
  • Obtain spring flowering bulbs
  • Sow seeds of Asian Greens, Radish , Spinach and Turnips
  • Remove vegetable plants as they finish cropping
  • Apply liquid fertilizer fortnightly to vegetables
  • Remove excess growth from Apples and Pears
  • Trim Lavender and Rosemary
  • Take semi hardwood cuttings and keep moist