Friday, 30 June 2017 08:58


Written by The Webmaster
  • Plant out annual summer bedding plants now the risk of frost has passed.

  • Plant up containers, hanging baskets and planters now the risk of frost has passed.

  • Continue to thin out drifts of hardy annuals if they're overcrowded.

  • Lift and divide clumps of snowdrops and bluebells once the leaves start to yellow.

  • Lift and divide overcrowded clumps of bulbs.

  • Keep newly planted trees and shrubs well-watered whilst they establish.

  • It's not too late to sow seeds of annual plants - for a full list of annuals that you can still sow now see our what to sow and grow page.

  • Pinch out the tips of your Fuchsias to encourage a bushy habit and more flowers.

  • If any of your hanging basket plants have become leggy or misshapen, simply trim the excess off - this will encourage bushy growth.

  • As soon as your sweet peas start to flower, keep picking them to encourage more blooms.

  • Dead-head your roses if they are repeat-flowering types. Otherwise leave the seed heads on for decoration.

  • Cut back bulb foliage as soon as it has died down naturally.

  • Harvest flower heads from your lavender plants to use in baking or as a garnish to your meals!
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