Winter lawn care: A plant expert explains why it’s best to ‘avoid’ walking on grass in the winter.
A GARDENING expert explains why it’s best to avoid walking on grass when it’s cold outside.
Planting advice for the fall and winter months is also included.
Winter in your garden can be a less exciting time of year.
The spring and summer months are traditionally thought to be when your garden blooms and looks its best.
Gardeners in the United Kingdom, on the other hand, can brighten up their gardens at this time of year if they carefully plan and select their plants.
Morris Hankinson, the Managing Director of Hopes Grove Nurseries in Kent, has provided exclusive plant tips for winter gardens to This website.
Hopes Grove Nurseries, based in Tenterden, was founded 27 years ago and now grows approximately one million hedge plants on 50 acres of land.
The nurseries provide plants for Alan Titchmarsh and David Domoney’s ITV show Love Your Garden on a regular basis.
It’s a “fabulous” time to be planting things in the garden, Morris said, whether you believe it or not.
“There’s nothing really for sale that isn’t hardy,” he said. “As far as planting things, it’s still a very good time of year because the soil is still warm, even though the days are getting shorter and it’s getting colder.”
Morris, on the other hand, said there is one thing Britons should avoid doing in the winter when tending to their gardens.
“The only thing to avoid walking around on your lawn at this time of year, if we do get a decent frost,” he explained.
“If you walk around on your lawn, you might leave little yellow patches in your footprints because you’re treading on frozen grass and breaking the structure,” says the author.
Morris also stated that British citizens can “keep an eye” on any plants that aren’t as hardy.
“It’s still not too late to keep an eye on any non-hardy plants in the garden or in the ground,” he said.
“Things like salvias and dahlias.”
“It’s still not too late to protect them.”
So far, the weather has been quite cooperative.”
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Morris has shared his top plant tips for planting out in the winter months if you’re looking to brighten up your garden during the shorter winter days.
During this time, British gardens may appear “tired and neglected.”
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