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Bops

in the garden, on the balcony, or on your window sill, for first-timers and the more seasoned

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thyme on your hands?

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look into planting trees....for advice visit 

https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/

seed sowing time indoors and if brave and advised outdoors too...check out the frost situation in your area

over-wintering geraniums...40 degrees F min

Gardeners, if you haven't done before grow your OWN veg!
Spuds, carrots, onions, toms, lettuce etc etc etc.....you don't need masses of space


 

it's great to have those longer daylight hours

for info on overwintering plants and when to release them! plus cuttings tips go to , yes, you've guessed it !

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varnish or paint garden furniture
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protect outside
taps from frost

it can still be frosty 

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Bulbs...daffodil and tulip bulbs etc can be dead-headed, taken out of the soil and  dusted/lightly brushed down then allowed to dry - hang in a dry covered space with ventilation ready for planting in the autumn

sow sweet pea seeds in 4" [100mm] pots, greenhouse or window sill - 4 per pot around the edge for spring blooms ... pinch out above 2 sets of leaves ...makes them bush out....pretty safe to plant out at the end of May...I risked it earlier and  "got away with it!"

pretty well everything the balcony gardener
needs to know - 
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useful gizmos
suspending your  pot plants on a wall
this steel pot hanging gizmo is superb [use on rimmed pots] I have used them for over 10 years and
if you have a wall and potted plants these
are for you   www.babyllon.co.uk
......their "Urban Allotment" is worth
checking-out too

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... you can buy online

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for the windowsill  - flowers, herbs, cacti, seedlings; a really informative website for you

... and feed the birdies....

Remember the VIRUS is spread VIA US !!!

birdwatching is relaxing....the RSPB's website is worth visiting and their advice to us, as a starting point is
https://www.rspb.org.uk/fun-and-learning/for-families/family-wild-challenge/activities/go-birdwatching/




 

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