May gardening

Gardening Tools

TOP TEN GARDEN JOBS FOR THIS MONTH

 

Watch out for late frosts. Protect tender plants

Earth up potatoes, and promptly plant any still remaining

Plant out summer bedding at the end of the month (except in cold areas)

Water early and late to get the most out of your water, recycle water when possible

Regularly hoe off weeds

Open greenhouse vents and doors on warm days

Mow lawns weekly (consider leaving some areas uncut for wildlife)

Check for nesting birds before clipping hedges

Lift and divide overcrowded clumps of daffodils and other spring-flowering bulbs

Watch out for viburnum beetle and lily beetle grubs

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