December

December

Flower/Plants Fruit/Vegetables Greenhouse General
Move patio containers to a sheltered spot if very cold Take hardwood cuttings from healthy fruit bushes Monitor heaters to ensure they are working efficiently Wrap insulation around all outside taps and pipes
Plant out Wallflowers Start pruning apple and pear trees Plant up Hippeastrums (Amaryllis) bulbs Order early from seed catalogues
Plant out new rose bushes Cut down Jerusalem artichokes Ventilate greenhouses on warm, dry days Dig compost into beds empty areas of soil
Take root cuttings of suitable perennials Prune Gooseberry bushes Treat timber with preservative Check tree and climber ties are secure
Move shrubs growing in the wrong place Sow winter lettuces Use rainwater to keep potted azaleas moist Keep bird feeders clean

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Ashwood garden centres located in the historic town of Enniskillen. Co. Fermanagh and Ballymoney, Co. Antrim. Open 7 days a week. we have everything for your garden from plants, shrubs, seeds, BBQ's furniture, pond equipment and landscaping requirements. We also stock bird seed and fish food so that your pets can be healthy. If your new to gardening click on our growing year section for your monthly guide on what to do and when in the garden. Enniskillen is situated 30 miles north of Cavan, 26 miles from Omagh and 40 miles from Sligo. Our Ballymoney garden centre in Antrim is 8 miles from Coleraine, 20 miles from Limavady and the north Antrim coast. We are Northern Irelands leading family run garden centre and stock a range of products for the garden including Suttons seeds, Hozelock, Bradshaws, Hunter Wolf tools, Halls greenhouses.Christmas begins with us in Enniskillen and Antrim for christmas trees.