At Badger we’re all focusing on our Beer Garden at this year’s Hampton Court Palace Flower Show The planting and nurturing is all well underway the only difference is that our garden unlike most others will be carefully packed up and moved in July! ï»¿
Whether you have a tiny window box outside your 4th storey flat a nice little space behind your semi-detached house or a sprawling acre behind your country cottage gardening much like real ale can be relaxing re-energising and cathartic. The RHS has lots of themed events that will be going on across this weekend all listed here. But if you want to get out into your own little plot this weekend here is what the RHS suggest as jobs for April.
Top 10 jobs this month
Keep weeds under control
Protect fruit blossom from late frosts
Tie in climbing and rambling roses
Sow hardy annuals and herb seeds
Start to feed citrus plants
Increase the water given to houseplants
Feed hungry shrubs and roses
Sow new lawns or repair bare patches
Prune fig trees
Divide bamboos and water lilies
Most importantly of all though you must ensure that when undertaking any gardening work you have all the necessary equipment which includes; a pitch fork shovel rake and shears… and most importantly some post-exertion Badger Ales – as nothing motivates or rewards the hard work required when gardening better than a few bottles of real ale!