Spring may be running up to 20 days behind, but gardeners who get disheartened and neglect their gardens now do so at their peril. RHS chief horticultural advisor Guy Barter warns there is no guarantee that spring, when it arrives, won’t be warm and sunny.
Gardeners who don’t get ahead on their plots now could find themselves struggling to catch up when spring finally arrives. Easter is traditionally a time when the nation heads out to garden centres on masse, shopping for plants and seeds and heading outside over the long weekend to start getting their garden into shape ready for a colourful and fruitful summer. Although Easter is early this year and spring late, RHS chief horticultural adviser Guy Barter has put together some advice on what you can do to get your garden ready, despite the weather, to ensure you have a summer of colour.
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