August – usually – is one of the hottest months of the year. This makes watering plants fundamental to keeping your garden fresh and healthy. If you’re on holiday in August, don’t worry! Just remember to ask a friend or neighbour to water your plants for you. When you’re at home, take the tome to prune summer-flowering shrubs.
Here are 10 helpful tips to prepare your garden for the following months:
1 Prune Wisteria.
2 Deadhead flowering plants regularly.
3 Collect seeds from garden plants.
4 Don’t delay pruning fruits.
5 Water containers and new plants. Used recycled water as often as possible!
6 Harvest sweetcorn and other vegetables when ready.