There is so much work to be done outdoors with the garden tools at this time of year that it would be perfectly understandable if green-fingered Brits got stressed out about the matter.
However, people should not underestimate the importance of having a break and taking the time out to relax.
Speaking to the Daily Telegraph, David Domoney – a broadcaster and professional gardener who has been described as the Heston Blumenthal of the horticultural world – warned that people take the pastime too seriously.
He said that a rose is called a rose and advised against getting caught up in what the Latin binominal terms are for anything.
"It's about having fun – water pistols with the kids, a glass of orange juice and the Sunday papers, barbecues and the scent of honeysuckle," the expert commented.
Indeed, one of his personal gardening tips involves feeding Viagra to plants, as the nitrous oxide in it helps them stay upright.