Gardening tips for February!

Gardening tips for February!
Gardening tips for February!

The sun has just started to make an appearance again this month, so the temperature should be a little warmer making it the perfect time to start and get your garden ready for spring!

Nesting Box

It was National Nesting Box Week last week, so if you haven’t got your nesting box yet, now is the time! You should fit your nesting box to a tree trunk or wall, high enough off the ground to keep it out of reach from other animals, read our handy tips here.

Want to grow your on vegetables?

If you like to grow your own vegetables, or if you’ve never done it before, February is a great time to start and sow your seeds in preparation for planting in a few months time.

This month you can start to sow:

  • Artichoke
  • Aubergine
  • Broad bean
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Carrot
  • Cauliflower
  • Cucumber
  • Leek
  • Onion
  • Peas
  • Pepper

Not grown your own vegetables before?

Take a look at the RHS website for some helpful tips!

What will you be growing in your garden this year?