December is the time for rest and armchair gardening



December is the time for rest and armchair gardening

It’s time to take a well-earned break and browse a few catalogues

Today is the start of meteorological winter. We are in the month of solstice, Hanukkah, Christmas, when the sun rises late yet sets early – and when average UK temperatures sulk around 5 or 6C.

It’s a time of quiet on the plot. Perhaps some digging in of organic matter if it is your style – we will, it is easier now than in January – and to top up leaf mould and compost.

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Source: Guardian

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