Shettleston Community Growing Project

Clean or discard any old pots and trays that you are not intending to reuse

Clean out nesting boxes and feed the birds on a regular basis

If you are having a bonfire check the heap for hibernating hedgehogs before lighting

Check your tools

Press on with winter digging

Plant fruit trees and bushes and winter-prune established plants

Lift and divide rhubarb crowns

Protect tender plants from the winter weather


From “Gardening Through the Year” by Ian Spence