Summer 2019 - Don't forget to:
Plan for weeds its summer after all and every plant loves a bit of sun!
Applying mulch can help keep the weeds at bay
The use of membrane will also stop the weeds sprouting through
Applying fertilizer this will help flowers grow, also fertilizing your lawn will help keep it at its peak.
Remember to keep your garden, lawn and baskets well-watered. We recommend this is done first thing in the morning or last thing in the evening. By watering you lawn or plants in the morning this helps keep them cool and keeps water evaporation to a minimum.
Insure you mow your grass on the longest setting to avoid scorching your lawn. Also applying nitrogen based fertilizer helps keep your lawn at its optimum and helps to avoid any nasty brown patches – But should this happen use grass seed and water the grass daily until the seed sprouts, ideally first thing in the morning.
Remember to dead head your hanging baskets and flower beds, by doing so you will promote new growth, keeping your flower beds looking their best throughout the summer months,
The summer months are the best time to plant the following vegetables, Beans, celery, courgette’s, peppers and squashes.