2022 gardening guide: what to do from January to June to make your summer bloom

It might be cold, but this is the perfect time to get into your garden and start preparing for a bountiful summer. Here’s a month-by month primer of key jobs

You will notice the slight lengthening of the days even now, and the plants and birds certainly sense it: it’s not unusual to see buff-tailed bumblebees out and about on a mild January day. Snowdrops are flowering, green shoots are pushing up through the earth, catkins are unfurling and the garden is grinding back into life.

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