What to plant in February
I personally write off January as trying to get anything practical done in general life and in the garden.
For me January is a planning month. Planning your year, be it holiday, shedding that post-Christmas weight or looking forward to a full and fruitful garden.
So why not get ahead of the game with Pro-Tec Garden Products and plant the following in February. Time to start flowers in your green house or polytunnel ready to be moved to outside once the ground warms up.
Also, if the ground is not frozen you can plant various fruits and veg.
Once you’ve laid your fresh Weed Control Landscape Fabric in your green house, here’s some things to plant.
Greenhouse Planting and Polytunnel Planting
- Snapdragons and Laurentia (which will flower early)
- Sweet Peas (must be kept cool)
- Begonia and Dahlia will grow in moist potted compost, but keep them in a bright area
- From the seed grow Chrysanthemum and Geraniums for early blooming
Fruits and Vegetables
- Start off Asparagus Peas (for late spring planting)
- Aubergine Seeds for indoor crops
- Brussels, Summer Cabbage, Cauliflower
- Start off cumcumber and tomato (must be warm)
- Large Onions
- Sweet Peppers (warm greenhouses)
Planting and sowing outdoors (if the ground isn’t frozen)
- Broad beans
- Redcurrants, Blackcurrants and Gooseberries
- Rhubarb for spring
- Strawberry plants
Bonus February Gardening Tips
- Ensure you net over any fruit or veg crops. Birds are hungry and this time of year and will try and nibble your crops.
- Prune shrubs that may have finished flowering.
- Wisteria will need a good prune
- Tidy and prune evergreen hedges and overgrown hedges.
- Prune climbers
- Remove any dead grass left during winter.