Top 10 Jobs for May

Wednesday 01 May 2019

As bulbs fade & herbaceous borders grow in leaps and bounds, it is now clear that summer is approaching. Sowing & planting out bedding can be begin! It’s also time to get back into the lawn mowing regime, as the lawn will be loving the warmer temperatures this month brings.

 

1. Wach out for late frosts. Protect Tender Plants
2. Earth up potatoes & promptly plant any still remaining
3. Plant out summer bedding at the end of this month
4. Water early & late to get the most out of your water,
recycle water when possible
5. Regularly hoe off weeds
6. Open greenhouse vents & doors on warm days
7.  Mow lawns weekly
8. Check for nesting birds before clipping hedges
9. Lift & divide overcrowded clumps of daffodils &
other spring-flowering bulbs
10. Watch out for viburnum beetle & lily beetle grubs

 

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