Shettleston Community Growing Project

Mulch bare soil in beds

Propagate shrubs by layering, and prune any with colourful winter stems

Sow vegetables outside

Harden off young plants to put outside

Plant early potatoes and asparagus

Protect fruit blossom against late frosts

Take growing bags into the greenhouse to warm up before planting

Put stakes and other plant supports in to help new growth


From “Gardening Through the Year” by Ian Spence