June Gardening Tips
- 14th June 2018
Water newly planted bedding ,hanging baskets and containers.
Continue to feed regularly with a high potash fertiliser. For example Tomorite.
Apply shade to greenhouses stops any damage of scorch to your plants.
Plant Dahlias and continue to water and feed regularly.
Deadhead Lupins, Delphiniums and other flowering perennials.
Support Gladioli with canes.
Trim Box Hedging Buxus plants to maintain their shapes.
Plant Roses Climbers and Evergreen shrubs.
Plant Alpines for a long flowering period over the summer ( why not create a rockery we have a vast selection of rockery stone slate and aggregates in stock.
Liquid feed Courgettes,Tomatoes, Peppers and Marrows etc.Ask in store for advise on liquid feeds.
Sow Beetroot, Lettuce, French Beans, Rocket and Runner Beans.
Check Potatoes for Blight.
Watch out for Carrot Root Fly.
Apply mulch or bark chippings to conserve moisture in the summer we have special offers in store.
Sow Wallflower seeds now.
Take cuttings of summer flowering shrubs now. Apply rooting powder to the cuttings to ensure success.
Feed and water lawns.
Cut back faded lavender flowers.
Remove side shoots from tomatoes to ensure vigorous plants.
Lift first early Potatoes from now until to July.
Hoe vegetable plots to ensure no weeds germinating and aerating the soil. Large selection of gardening tools available in store.
Replenish herbs for summer supplies Ideal for BBQs and summer drinks. Don’t forget fresh mint for those new Potatoes.
Spray Roses to protect them from rust, mildew, and black spot we have many remedies in store.
Don’t forget citronella candles and citronella oil for those long warm evenings to protect you from insect bites.
Allow available fire pits when it chills down in the evenings see selection in store.
BBQ lumpwood charcoal, Briquettes and Lava rock available in store.
Don’t forget Autumn fruiting raspberries available now to plant.