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Seasonal guide

giving hyacinths as gifts at Christmas
"When I am out in the front garden people stop and have a chat, otherwise I don’t bother to go out."

The seasonal guide gives an idea for one simple gardening activity that can be started in each month of the year.  These straightforward activities are a good way to get into gardening or get back into gardening to support your rehabilitation and recovery.

Each activity can be undertaken regardless of whether you have just a window sill, patio, conservatory or garden. The activities cover flower, vegetable and herb growing.

Choose just one activity and follow it through or start a new activity each month and see how much you can do.  

Calendar

January

Sowing tomato seeds indoors

February

Sowing parsley indoors

March

Planting lily bulbs in pots

April

Planting begonias

May

Growing dwarf french beans

June

Growing wallflowers (spring flowering varieties)

July

Sowing lettuces

August

Sowing radishes

September

Growing hyacinths for Christmas

October

Growing daffodils and narcissi indoors

November

Making bird feeders

December

Making a miniature desert