June Gardening Tips

June Gardening Tips
  • Plant out Tomatoes, Courgettes, Pumpkins and Marrows outside.
  • Plant Herbs for BBQ cooking this summer.
  • Mow lawns at least once a week.
  • Stake tall plants to support them.
  • Prune spring flowering shrubs.
  • Harvest first early Potatoes. Why not also buy a garden Mint to add to your Summer Potato dishes.
  • Pinch out side-shoots on Tomatoes and start to feed regularly with Tomerite
  • Sow Lettuce leaves and don’t forget to add slug pellets and preventive barriers.
  • Spray Roses to control and prevent Aphids, Mildew and Rust.
  • Tie in climbing plants and feed regularly.
  • Feed established lawns and apply a selective lawn weedkiller to remove Daisies and Buttercups.
  • Protect fruit plants with crop netting to keep the birds off.
  • Plant Runner Beans and make supports with canes.
  • Re-pot succulents indoors.
  • Deadhead Roses to promote repeat flowering.
  • Apply shade to glasshouses.
  • Deadhead Lupins.
  • Trim and shape Box and Bay standards.
  • Sow Wallflowers, Winter flowering Pansies and Brompton Stocks.
  • Apply a compost generator to compost bins.
  • Trim hedges.
  • Sow Parsley, Radish, Spring Onions, Beetroot and French Beans.
  • Take cuttings from shrubs for next year’s stocks.
  • Continue to deadhead all hanging baskets and container flowers.