I use a deep flat and sow the seeds 90 days before my last frost
After the last frost
, prune back tender perennials such as angel's trumpet (Brugmansia), bougainvillea, and ginger.
Additionally as the garden soil is finally warming up, April is the best time to plant most of your vegetable seeds after the last frost
We try not to prune back until after the last frost
has been and gone - around April/May time.
If seed is planted in situ after the last frost
, the only noticeable difference in the crop is that it will be a couple of weeks later.
Once harvesting is done, you have to wait until the last frost
passes in spring to get busy planting again, and you may struggle to keep all your livestock alive through the winter, especially if it is long or harsh.
Harden off the plants carefully and plant them into well prepared soil with plenty of compost when the last frost
is over, in early June.
The seeds can be separated and roasted for a tasty treat or they can be air-dried and planted in the spring after the last frost
to grow next year's Halloween pumpkin.
Governor Clinton, in his mansion on that last frost
night, from time to
They are best started off indoors, in two seeds per pot at 5cm (2in) deep, then planted out once they are around 8cm (3in) tall, but you must wait until the last frost
has passed as they are extremely susceptible to frost.
Clerk of the course Jimmy Stevenson said: "We're still frozen solid this morning, but that was the last frost
forecast and we can look forward to daytime temperatures of 6-8C, so I would be hopeful.
Late: Prune spring-flowering shrubs after flowering, clip box hedges, after the last frost
plant out half-hardy annuals in containers and outdoor beds, after the last frost
plant out dahlias, bring out houseplants and plant any slightly tender shrubs, take cuttings from new growth of shrubs and perennials.