Gardening - Jobs for the weekend

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Dig up, divide and replant snowdrops to increase their numbers.

As weather conditions improve, ventilate cold frames containing seedlings and cuttings from autumn to harden them off.

Sow slow-growing bedding under cover, including gazania, lobelia and pelargonium as well as perennials and grasses which you want to flower this year

Plant lily-of-the-valley crowns.

Prune out stems of blackcurrants infested by big bug mite.

Continue to force rhubarb outdoors under buckets of straw.

In the greenhouse, sow broad beans, Brussels sprouts, cabbages, cauliflowers, leeks, lettuces and onions.

Prune winter jasmine as the flowers fade.

Repair broken fences and trellis before plants spring into life.

Trim winter-flowering heather when the flowers fade.

Spike lawns with a fork to improve surface drainage.

Prune summer-flowering shrubs.