February in the UK is a great time to start sowing new varieties for this years harvest. Summer flowering bulbs such as Lilies and Alliums are great to plant this time of year. Hardy annuals can be directly sown into the ground now too.
Here are our top recommendations for planting in the month of February
Veg to plant in February…
If conditions are mild, broad beans can be sown directly outside this month.
Kale can be sown this month, but whilst the weather is still cold, its best to start it off inside.
First Early Potatoes
First early potatoes can now be planted – make sure they’re chitted first.
Carrots can be sown now under cloches or a cold frame.
Flowers to plant in February…
Winter Flowering Shrubs
Winter flowering shrubs such as Hazel, can be planted now.
Allium bulbs can be planted now, along with other summer-flowering bulbs like Lillies.
Begonias are wonderful flowers that can be sown indoors now.
Bare Root Roses
Bare root roses can be planted directly outdoors.