10 Tips for Gardeners in March from the Eden Project and the best YouTube garden tips for March from UK gardeners and horticulturalist channels.
As the garden comes to life again, it’s time to prune shrubs and climbers, such as Wisteria as well as evergreen hedges.
YouTube playlist – Updated March 2017
Prune hardy evergreen hedges and renovate overgrown deciduous hedges
Prune conservatory climbers
Frosts can still be a hazard, so keep vulnerable saplings and plants protected at night if a frost is forecast.
March winds are also unpredictable if planning tree work.
Weather permitting, this is the start of the planting season, from grass seed to shrubs.
You can check out the weather for London daily at London Tree Surgeons weather forecast.
Tree & Shrub work in the garden for March.
Remove frost damaged branches and deadwood from the winter. Pruning where necessary.
Prune fruit trees and bushes.
Hard prune any old hedges before birds start to nest.
Prune your repeat-flowering roses and remove dead or frost damaged wood
- If weather is mild, plant out hardy seedlings, new plants and any plants needing a move, new trees, hedges, climbers, roses, fruit trees, for example, apple and cherry.
Prune large-flowered clematis.
If you grow Eucalyptus for its’ blue foliage, it should be cut back hard now. The golden Catalpa and purple Cotinus can be cut back hard too in March.