- Edward Bowring
Gardening Jobs for June
Everything is growing almost by the minute!
It's been warm down here in Sussex and the
gardens are really coming into their own. It's
dry though which has meant watering
schedules are well under way especially for pots. But June is special month full of new foliage and colour...enjoy!
French beans, carrots, radish, salad,
sweetcorn, squash, courgettes, brassicas and leeks.
Keep sowing annuals such as cosmos.
Sow biennials for next year.
Tie in sweet peas.
Harden off and plant out half hardy annuals.
Rhubarb, broad beans, globe artichokes, kale, spring cabbage, salad, peas.
Peonies, roses, sweet peas.
Chelsea chop later flowering perennials.
Prune spring flowerings shrubs once over.
Cut back delphiniums to the ground for a second flush.
Take cuttings from hydrangeas and fuchsias.
Tie in clematis and sweet peas.
Support tomatoes, peas and beans.
Lift and store spring bulbs.
Keep mowing often.
Edge the lawn with a half-moon for a really
Get out and enjoy the garden and don't forget to water!