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March into Spring | Top 5 Jobs for Gardening this Month

Tomorrow is the first official day of Spring. And very welcome it is too. 

If you're itching to get back out in the garden, we've got 5 jobs that will have you well on your way to making the most of your garden throughout the next few months.

If you have suggestions for jobs that are well worth starting now, in order to get your garden well under way, please let us know in the comments below.

Happy gardening everybody

1. Preparation

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If you're still a little overgrown from Winter or the garden needs a little tidy; plant stands, cold frames and storage boxes will keep everything neatly stored away until you need it. It might not be the most fun garden task, but preparation can save a lot of time later in the season when you'd rather be relaxing with a good book and cool drink in the garden.

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2. Greenhouse Growing

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With the weather being somewhat unpredictable still, a greenhouse or raised cold frame is the ideal place for seedlings that still need protecting from the elements. Just remember that when the weather (hopefully) warms up towards the end of the month, you will need to make sure there is sufficient ventilation. Read about taking care of plants in your greenhouse, including what you can grow now here

3. Taking Care

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Regular pruning and garden maintenance keeps everything in order and looking it's best. Just be sure to take care of our hands, knees and clothes with good-quality gardening gloves. kneelers and apron. 

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4. Outdoor Planting and Transferring

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For the plants, vegetables and fruits that can be sown or grown directly outdoors or for when you're ready to transfer plants from the greenhouse,  From watering cans to pots and planters., we have everything you need to make the most of planting up the garden to make your outdoor space a beautiful place for you and your visitors to enjoy. For a comprehensive list of what to grow this month, check out what you can grow in March here  

5. And Relax

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Once you're done with all your hard work preparing and planting in your garden, now comes the time to enjoy it. Pick your furniture, add some comfy cushions and lay the table with sharing boards, salad bowls and snacks. Then invite friends and family to share in some quality time  in the garden you've beautifully created.

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And, don't forget to enter our competition to win a Rhino greenhouse and Spring bundle from us worth over £2500. You can find out more and enter here