Winter 

June 

Zone 2

Attend to all weeds in lawns.

Plant rhubarb crowns.

Lift and divide perennials.

Start mulching for spring.

Thin out raspberry canes.

Cut out dead branches and limbs from all trees.

Seedlings to plant in June:

Zone 2 to 5 

Canterbury bell, Carnation, Cornflower, Forget-me-not, Foxglove, Nigella, Penstemon, Polyanthus, poppy, Snapdragon, Stock, Sweet pea, Sweet William and wallflowers

 Tip for the month: Its time to think about bare-rooted trees 

Our bare-rooted trees will start arriving late this month.   

July

Zone 2

Take hard wood cuttings.

Plant peonies.

Plant broad beans.

Transplant trees, roses and so on this month.

Tidy up your herb garden.

 Seedlings to plant in July:

Zone2 to 5

Carnation, Delphinium, Foxglove, Honesty, Lobelia, Marigold, Nasturtium, Nemesia, Pansy, Poppy, Primula, Ranuculus, Snapdragon and stock.

 

Tip of the month: its time for roses pruning.

 

August 

Zone 2

Re- pot and feed all indoor plants.

Finish up planting all your fruit trees.

Lime your lavenders now.

Finish up pruning roses.

 

 Seedlings to plant for August

Zone 2 to 5

Ageratum, Begonia, Calendula, Delphinium, Dianthus, Honesty, Larkspur, Linaria, Lobelia, Nasturtium, Pansy, Petunia, Salvia, Snapdragon, Stock and Verbena.

 

Tip of the month: If you have been unhappy with a plant in a spot, its time to move it now.