If you’re looking for something more festive, then give poinsettia a go. These lovely plants are well known for their red and green foliage, making them perfect for that instant Christmas colour.
This is a great time to plant up pots and hanging baskets. With so many different options, ask us, your local garden centre experts to help you make the best choice to suit your garden and style.
With the hot days ahead, we will often find ourselves enjoying our time in the shade. So shaded areas are a great place to be working on this month. There are plenty of shade-loving plants vibrant with colour which will liven up any shady area you may have. Or if you prefer hanging by the pool on a hot summer’s day, there are plenty of planting options to create an inviting place to relax and cool down, while also enjoying the view of your very own jungle.
Continue to deadhead your roses and water them deeply to ensure a second flush of blooms. Be sure to trim back any other plants that have now finished flowering. This will encourage new growth for next year’s flowers.
It’s time to give your whole garden a good feed with an organic fertiliser.
Top up your gardens with mulch to help with water retention, this will keep your garden looking great all summer long.
Test and make any repairs needed to your irrigation systems. In the warmer weather this is a vital part of ensuring your garden thrives.
Don’t forget to pull those weeds.