January in Your Garden

January can be a quiet month in the garden although, on mild days, there’s a chance to do a bit of weeding and, of course, clearing up borders, removing debris and mountains of leaves.

As it’s cold and frosty for birds, it’s a good time to put out food and water as birdbaths can easily freeze up. Shrubs with berries are important for birds but by this time of year often the berries have mostly been. A regular top up of the bird feeder is essential for as many birds as possible through the winter months.