Gardening Calendar

WINTER, SUMMER, SPRING OR AUTUMN – When is the best time to do things in the garden?

As you can see from the chart below there is a surprising amount that needs to be done in the cooler months.

WINTER

  • Hedge,Shrub and Tree Pruning
  • Rose Pruning – especially June & July
  • Weeding (can be done all year round but best during Winter to prepare for Spring)
  • Rubbish Removal (all year)
  • Gutter Cleaning (can be done all year but the best time is May through to August to¬†remove Autumn leaves and prepare for Spring rains)
  • Mulching (April through to October to prepare for Summer period)

SPRING

  • Hedge,Shrub and Tree Pruning
  • Weeding (can be done all year round but best during Winter to prepare for Spring)
  • Rubbish Removal
  • Gutter Cleaning (It’s not too late to clear out those gutters for those Spring rains
  • Mulching (April through to October to prepare for Summer period)
  • Lawn Mowing (all year round but at this time it is an excellent time to get it into shape for the coming months)

SUMMER

  • Hedge,Shrub and Tree Pruning
  • Weeding (sorry but this task needs doing all year round!)
  • Rubbish Removal
  • Lawn Mowing
  • Drinking and Eating – well you have to enjoy your garden!

AUTUMN

  • Hedge,Shrub and Tree Pruning
  • Weeding (can be done all year round but best during Winter to prepare for Spring)
  • Rubbish Removal
  • Gutter Cleaning – those leaves have started to fall
  • Mulching (April through to October to prepare for Summer period)
  • Lawn Mowing (all year round)