Look after your lawn

It’s been a long, wet winter, so now is the time to help your lawn get set for spring by feeding and weeding and repairing worn patches.  

Click here to find out how to  Look after your lawn in spring.

Ready for raspberries

Pruning raspberries


Now is the time to look after raspberry canes – this is your last chance to prune established autumn-fruiting raspberries. You should also be pruning back newly planted raspberries – cut them back to 30cm (12in) if you have not already done no. Summer fruiting raspberries meanwhile, need to be tipped back to 15cm (6in) above their top support wire.

Membership offer

Join the RHS from just £40.50 – that’s 12 months for the price of 9!

Enjoy free garden visits, personalised advice and discounted shows tickets.

Mother’s Day Craft Market – 30 March

RHS Garden Harlow Carr is the place to take Mum for something special from the Artmix handmade market. The market, which is open from 10am to 4pm, will feature handmade goodies made by local crafters, artists and designers.

Mother’s Day weekend brunch/afternoon tea – 29-30 March

RHS Wisley

RHS Wisley

Bring your Mum to RHS Garden Wisley in Surrey over the weekend and treat her to a luxurious brunch or afternoon tea in the restaurant, which will be decked out with fragrant flowers. Adults £17.50, children £9.50 (plus normal garden admission). To reserve, call 01483 225329 or book a table here.

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