Gabriel Ash Blog
It’s a good job March is nearly over, because it’s a strange month for gardening. According to the Met Office, spring began on 1st March and will give way to summer on 31st May. With the official announcement of spring, bulbs sending up flowers and exhortations that you MUST SOW your tomato and pepper seeds this month or miss out all year - it’s no wonder gardeners get themselves into a frenzy of seed sowing.
February can be a frustrating month for gardeners. We’re usually champing at the bit eager to get sowing and planting, but often the temperature and light levels thwart our best intentions. The greenhouse is often a place of refuge at these times, allowing for a good potter about even on the dullest and chilliest of days.