The rite of spring

The gloves are on with top tips for getting down and dirty with our gardening special

3rd April, 2016
Helen Dillon advises planting 6o tulips in three layers for a great six-week-long show

It has been a long winter, but now, as the sap begins to rise, levels of garden activity are also picking up pace. As the buds begin to swell, so too do the hearts of gardeners up and down the country as they picture in their minds their gardens-to-be, and envisage their best season yet.

So how to prepare your garden for a bountiful summer ahead? Well, first off, the garden tidy-up should be completed...

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