July gardening

Weeding

TOP TEN GARDEN JOBS FOR THIS MONTH

 

Hoe and hand weed borders often so that they don't have time to set seed

Feed, water and deadhead Summer bedding to encourage longer flowering

Feed and deadhead roses to maintain strong flowers throughout the Summer

Water young fruit trees and lock in moisture with organic matter

Open greenhouse doors and windows to prevent plants drying out

Feed houseplants weekly until Autumn

Top up bird baths and water features for birds, bees and other wildlife

Water early in the morning and late in the evening to allow the water to reach the roots with minimal water lost to evaporation

Mow the lawn regularly to encourage lush green growth

Keep watch for pests such as lily beetles and aphids and remove before they do too much harm

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