Essential checklist for July

Essential jobs to do…

  • Prune shrubs that have flowered
  • Take cuttings from shrubs and alpine
  • Dead-head annuals
  • Water
  • Trim hedges
  • Sow veg seeds outdoors
  • Harvest vegetables
  • Prune trained fruit trees
  • Pick fruits

Last chance to…

  • Feed roses
  • Plant out leeks

Lawns

  • Cut the lawn at least once a week.
  • Leave grass clippings on the lawn as this will act as a mulch.
  • Remove any weeds from the lawn as these compete for moisture.