Whats happening this month at Parkhead Gardens

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March – Spring into action

As we move into March the spring temperatures rise (we hope), the daylight hours increase and so the spring tasks in the garden step up a gear.I have managed to do much of the pruning and all the clematis have been cleared up, tied in and fed. The Hazel Corylus Maxima (Filbert) was pruned when the catkins came into show as this helps with the pollination due to the branches being shaken. In late summer, I ‘brutted’ the long branches,…

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Clematis Alpina - Parkhead Gardens Perthshire Scotland

February – Planting Clematis

This month at Parkhead Gardens I’m waiting on a delivery of 14 clematis plants from Taylors Clematis Nursery. I will keep some in the greenhouse as they will be planted along side my climbing roses on the new fence in the side garden. The other clematis will go in various spots in the garden as soon as possible. We will have variety of clematis this year, all flowering at various times: the early Alpine clematis, a large flower variety for…

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Wisteria Floribunda - Parkhead Gardens Perthshire Scotland

January – Pruning

At the moment, the ground is frozen and it’s far too cold to be in the garden but I did manage to get out yesterday and prune all the Wisterias. I have six Wisterias in the garden, one of which is a stunning white colour that is late flowering and it needs major work due to its maturity and coverage over the pergola in the side garden. The other Wisterias are still young plants, three of which are the usual…

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