February can be a mild month and bring an early spring, or it may turn very cold slowing the appearance of early spring bulbs. Your garden activities will be very much dictated by the temperature.

As the soil starts to warm outside weed seeds will start to germinate, this is nature’s signal to gardeners that spring is starting, the soil is warm enough to start growing seeds outside and it’s time to go gardening.

Even so, the odd cold snap can still have us reaching for the fleece to protect early sowings. Always make sure you have a contingency plan, never sow the whole packet of seed in one sowing just in case the weather takes a downturn and you have a crop failure. With more seeds in the packet you’ve always got a second or third chance for success. We have a full range of seeds in stock that can be grown on easily.

Other things to do in the garden this month:-