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Monthly Tips

Monthly tips and reminders for gardeners in Brighton & Hove, based in our local conditions.

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February

February must be one of the most unpredictable months

potting and labelling seeds

March

March is the last month before we can officially say its spring. It surprises us with cold days and

April

Spring is in the air, the days are longer and now it’s the perfect time to get sowing and grow seedl

May

May has started to feel like spring – long days, warm sun, everything blossoming and growing; a time

strawberries

June

June is when the summer officially starts and we really start reaping the benefits of the work we’ve

fruit and veg

July

It’s difficult to predict the weather for the month ahead, but we need to be prepared for either rai

tomatoes

August

Welcome to one of the most plentiful months of the year! After the warm and dry spells we had in Jul

apples

September

f the weather forecast is not wrong we should enjoy lots of sunny spells throughout September, which

pumpkin

October

October has arrived and so have the autumn showers, as well as a few lovely days of sunshine and blu

cabbage

November

The autumn has arrived and temperatures are dropping steadily. Plants are starting to slow down, bec

frosted veg

December

Unlike last year when we had a particularly mild December, this year we’re in for a very cold one an