Gardening tips this September

September is the ideal month for planting as the soil is warm and there’s usually plenty of rainfall, so plant Perennials, trees and shrubs this month to encourage vigorous growth next year. Plant autumn flowering plants including Sedums and Chrysanthemums to brighten up gaps in beds, and plant biennials such as Foxgloves, Violas and Wallflowers. Add instant colour to pots,…

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Gardening tips for August

The garden should be alive with sweet summer colour this month, so continue to deadhead Roses and other flowering plants to ensure that flowers keep on blooming. The recent rainfall we’ve been experiencing is sending the garden and grass on a growth spurt, so keep on top of cutting the lawn before it gets out of control, trim hedges before…

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Gardening tips for July

Feed tomato plants once a week and spray to protect them against blight. Prune Roses to keep them flowering, and remove diseased leaves. Water plants in pots, containers and baskets daily. Feed growing perennials once a week. Keep on top of weeding. Continue to deadhead spent blooms around the garden. Cut down Lupins to the next shooting leaf bud to…

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