Gardening tips this August

To prolong the flowering period spend time deadheading your plants every day, and ensure that you feed flowering perennials, roses and tomatoes once a week. Keep the blades high when cutting grass to allow the grass to recover from the exceptionally hot and dry weather we’ve been experiencing. Summer prune fruit trees to allow airflow; this will not only ward…

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Gardening tips this July…

July is usually one of the warmest and driest months so remember to keep plants well watered, especially container plants and hanging baskets which will benefit from water both in the morning and the evening particularly when the weather is exceptionally hot. However, be very careful not to water the leaves or flowers of the plants as they could scorch…

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Gardening tips this June

Keep blooms flowering for longer this month – pinch out the tips of Fuscias, deadhead repeat-flowering Roses, pick Sweet Peas as they begin to flower, and cut back hardy Geraniums after they have finished flowering to encourage the development of new foliage and flowers. Mow the lawn at least once a week to keep it under control, but always remember…

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