Haddenham Garden Centre, between Thame and Aylesbury

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  • May Jobs in the Garden

    • Watch out for late frosts and protect tender plants with fleece
    • Hedges can start to be clipped (check for nesting birds before you start)
    • Mow lawns weekly
    • Collect rainwater with water butts
    • Hoe borders to prevent annual weeds from spreading
    • Liquid feed plants in containers every two to four weeks – we recommend Q4 soluble as a good general feed
    • Top dress spring flowering alpines with grit or gravel to prevent rotting
    • Prune Clematis Montana after flowering
    • Remove any reverted green shoots from variegated evergreens.
    • Tie in rambling and climbing roses as near to horizontal as possible. This will encourage more side shoots, therefore producing more flowers.
    • Check roses for signs of black spot & aphids etc  - we recommend Roseclear is used as a preventative
    • Caterpillars, aphids and other fly pests can be a problem this time of year
    • Apply a high nitrogen feed to your lawn to encourage a healthy looking lawn – we recommend Scott’s lawn builder lawn food
    • Remove dirt and algae from walls, paving and patio’s -  we recommend Patio Magic
    • In dry spells treat timber products with Ronseal timber care
    • Apply greenhouse shading to the outside of glass to prevent temperatures soaring on sunny days
    • If growing tomatoes, peppers and  aubergines in a greenhouse remember to tie in the leading shoots. Stems are less likely to break or grow in an undesired direction if trained early on.
    • Apply a liquid feed to spring bulbs after they have flowered, to encourage good flowering next year – we recommend Q4 soluble
    • Trim back aubrietia and alyssum after flowering, this encourages fresh growth & new flowers

     

     

     

    Posted at May 3, 2016 | Categories : Gardening Tips and Advice,News
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