Monthly Gardening Tips & Tasks – March 2024
Canterbury Horticultural Society
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1w ago
March signals the start of the change of seasons from Summer to Autumn. As the days become shorter, plant growth slows down, and the tasks around the garden turn towards preparing for the Winter ahead. Watering is needed as we are still in need of rain to keep up good soil moisture for growth and […] The post Monthly Gardening Tips & Tasks – March 2024 appeared first on Canterbury Horticultural Society ..read more
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Monthly Gardening Tips & Tasks – December 2023
Canterbury Horticultural Society
by CHS Website Editor
3M ago
This month is the start of the Summer fruit season with berry fruits at their peak and stone fruit starting to ripen. With longer days and the warmer temperatures these fruits will ripen quickly so they must be looked at each day and are best picked in the cooler mornings before they get too hot. […] The post Monthly Gardening Tips & Tasks – December 2023 appeared first on Canterbury Horticultural Society ..read more
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Monthly Gardening Tips & Tasks – November 2023
Canterbury Horticultural Society
by CHS Website Editor
4M ago
As the Summer weather arrives many gardeners will be looking to navigate water restrictions and charges. Maximising the effectiveness of hand watering is crucial. In the past I've used NovaFlow drainage pipes, these can be buried near trees and shrubs and filled on permitted days or with collected rainwater. This is an efficient way to […] The post Monthly Gardening Tips & Tasks – November 2023 appeared first on Canterbury Horticultural Society ..read more
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Monthly Gardening Tips & Tasks – October 2023
Canterbury Horticultural Society
by CHS Website Editor
5M ago
This month the growing season is well underway. Daylight saving has started and the Spring weather is so far, warmer than usual and the monthly rainfall, below average. This year the fruit set on my stone fruit looks very good, I'll be maintaining my spray programme to keep pests and diseases under control. The apple […] The post Monthly Gardening Tips & Tasks – October 2023 appeared first on Canterbury Horticultural Society ..read more
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Monthly Tips & Tasks – September 2023
Canterbury Horticultural Society
by CHS Website Editor
6M ago
Spring has arrived at last with the longer days and warmer sun. The ground is drying out and warming up so let the growing season begin! The lawns will now respond to fertilisers as the grass begins to grow. After the grass has been cut two or three times I like to de-thatch the lawn […] The post Monthly Tips & Tasks – September 2023 appeared first on Canterbury Horticultural Society ..read more
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Monthly Tips & Tasks – August 2023
Canterbury Horticultural Society
by CHS Website Editor
7M ago
August Winter Gardening Tips from Michael Coulter August is the month that divides some gardeners; is it Spring, or is it Winter? There are many reasons to say that it is mostly Winter, but we do see the signs of Spring around the garden and in the greenhouse. Early daffodils and many other Spring bulbs […] The post Monthly Tips & Tasks – August 2023 appeared first on Canterbury Horticultural Society ..read more
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Monthly Tips & Tasks – July 2023
Canterbury Horticultural Society
by CHS Website Editor
8M ago
This month and the next are the coldest of the Winter so most of the work in the garden is restricted to the fine sunny days. The lawns will not be growing so this is the time to get the lawnmowers serviced and sharpened. I have now lifted all my tuberous begonias and once they […] The post Monthly Tips & Tasks – July 2023 appeared first on Canterbury Horticultural Society ..read more
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Monthly Tips & Tasks – June 2023
Canterbury Horticultural Society
by CHS Website Editor
10M ago
Winter has now begun with frosty mornings and the last of the leaves falling from the trees. The weather has a big influence on the type of work that may be done in and around the garden. This year we are entering Winter with wet and cold ground which limits what can be achieved. The […] The post Monthly Tips & Tasks – June 2023 appeared first on Canterbury Horticultural Society ..read more
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Monthly Tips & Tasks – May 2023
Canterbury Horticultural Society
by CHS Website Editor
10M ago
April, We are moving well into Autumn as the trees change colour and there is morning dew on the ground. This reminds us that we need to get on with preparing the garden for Winter! The post Monthly Tips & Tasks – May 2023 appeared first on Canterbury Horticultural Society ..read more
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Monthly Tips & Tasks – April 2023
Canterbury Horticultural Society
by CHS Website Editor
1y ago
April, We are moving well into Autumn as the trees change colour and there is morning dew on the ground. This reminds us that we need to get on with preparing the garden for Winter! The post Monthly Tips & Tasks – April 2023 appeared first on Canterbury Horticultural Society ..read more
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