Choosing your garden jobs for March doesn't have to be a hassle. March is the perfect time to start thinking about what work needs to be done in preparation for the year ahead.
There are plenty of garden jobs to be done in springtime, from basic lawn mowing and de-weeding to planting summer flowering bulbs and vegetables. We’ll fill you in on the top jobs to be carried out in March, to keep your garden looking ship-shape.
So, for tips on essential springtime garden maintenance jobs, just keep reading…
What to Plant
Cutting & Pruning
March is a good time to move deciduous trees or shrubs, as long as the soil is not frozen. Cut back shrubs like Cornus and Salix cultivars that have grown over winter, and cut away any dead foliage left on your ornamental grasses and perennials.
Below are examples of plants that need to be pruned in March:-
Here are some examples of plants that need to be trimmed back in March:-
Jobs around the Garden
March is a good time to replenish grit and gravel mulches around alpine plants and place slug barrier products around new shoots of perennials. It is also the ideal time to start digging compost into heavy clay soils.
If you have a green house, whether you are at home or doing some allotment gardening, make sure to open doors and vents on the warmer days.
So there we have it… Those were our recommended gardening jobs for March. If you want to share any of your own tips, you can reach us on social media or in the comments section below!