27 APRIL 1951, Page 18

In the Garden .

There must be ceaseless activity now to make up for lost time. And necessary replanting in herbaceous borders and any pruning of roe trees that still remains to be done must he urgently tackled. Fortunatelw for those with light soils, a few days' wind and sun such as we had la,: week make it possible to prepare the beds quickly and get the wail011 seeds in. If watchful birds are defeated, there will soon be a return the gardener's industry and all may yet be well. It is a splendid °ppm unity to sow grass-seed on any bare patches, for the moisture still ri the soil and the warmth of the sun give ideal conditions for tar.' germination.