June 21 was the longest day of the year, and the extra light and warmth encourages a burst of growth within the garden.
Unfortunately this extra light and warmth results in weeds sprouting up from nowhere.
Top 10 jobs this month
Hoe borders regularly to keep down weeds
Be water-wise, especially in drought-affected areas – we recommend a water butt.
Pinch out side-shoots on tomato plants
Harvest lettuce, radish, other salads and early potatoes from your vegetable patch
Position summer hanging baskets and containers outside to brighten up you patio
Mow lawns at least once a week and remember to weed and seed
Plant out summer bedding plants
Stake tall or floppy plants to give them support
Prune many spring-flowering shrubs to encourage further growth
Shade greenhouses to keep them cool and prevent scorch in very hot weather
Don't forget our Nursery is open Monday to Firday 9am - 4pm and even open 9am - 12midday on Saturday! Oyr Nursery is not too far from Kidderminster, Bewdley or Ludlow! We stock a large range of big Trees, Shrubs and flowers! So, what are you waiting for? Come and check them out!