This month you should be planting
Prune your annual plants as they finish flowering and feed with a fertiliser high in potassium to promote more flowers.
Keep on top of deadheading your roses and other flowering plants, to promote further blooms.
Remove those weeds before they seed. Trust us, a few minutes now will save you in the long run, as in this heat they’d spread like wildfire.
Keep an eye on pests and diseases. If you are unsure of what ails your plant, bring in a photo on your phone and ask one of our experts for guidance, we will help you to identify the issue and offer you a solution.
With the current warm humid weather, be sure to check for fungal problems such as downy mildew and rust, these can be problematic if left untreated.
Summer is the entertaining season and regular harvesting from the edible garden will keep your diet healthy and fresh. The heat will continue to exhilarate growth on your herbs, vegetables, and fruiting plants, resulting in a high yield of tasty ingredients for all your summer meals. Guaranteed to impress your family and guests. With plenty to spare to share with friends and neighbours.
Now is the time to begin to prepare the edible garden for the months a