Gardening jobs for March

Fri 01 Mar 2019
Sun 31 Mar 2019
Location In your garden
These are some of the garden or horticultural jobs you should consider doing in your garden during the current month.

1 Protect new spring shoots from slugs
2 Plant shallots, onion sets and early potatoes
3 Plant summer-flowering bulbs
4 Lift and divide overgrown clumps of perennials
5 Top dress containers with fresh compost
6 Mow the lawn on dry days (if needed)
7 Cut back Cornus (dogwood) and Salix (willow) grown for colourful winter stems
8 Hoe and mulch weeds to keep them under control early
9 Start feeding fish and using the pond fountain; remove pond heaters
10 Prune bush and climbing roses