Summer’s on its way – 10 garden tips for May

Summer’s on its way – 10 garden tips for May

Top 10 jobs this month

  1. Watch out for late frosts. Protect tender plants
  2. Earth up potatoes, and promptly plant any still remaining
  3. Plant out summer bedding at the end of the month (except in cold areas)
  4. Collect rainwater and investigate ways to recycle water for irrigation
  5. Regularly hoe off weeds
  6. Open greenhouse vents and doors on warm days
  7. Mow lawns weekly
  8. Check for nesting birds before clipping hedges
  9. Lift and divide overcrowded clumps of daffodils and other spring-flowering bulbs
  10. Watch out for viburnum beetle and lily beetle grubs

Credit to RHS see full article here

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