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Macclesfield Express - - LEISURE -

●● Con­tinue to dead­head daf­fodils and other springflow­er­ing bulbs. ●● Pinch out the tips of sweet peas, which will re­sult in more branch­ing and blooms later on. ●● Keep re­cently planted trees, shrubs and climbers well wa­tered in dry weather. ●● Start to prune out frost-dam­aged shoots and stems of shrubs. ●● Give laven­ders a quick trim to help keep them neat and com­pact. ●● Plant the last of the sum­mer-flow­er­ing bulbs in­clud­ing glad­i­oli, lilies, schizostylis and cro­cos­mia for a fab­u­lous dis­play later this year. ●● Lay new turf as needed and keep it well wa­tered in dry weather. ●● Pro­tect new potato crops from frost by mound­ing up soil over the row.

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