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Gardening Top Tips for May

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Hello May! The days are getting warmer and longer.

Here our some top jobs in the garden for May:
🌱Prune spring flowering shrubs after flowering.
🌱Weed beds and borders.
🌱Harden off bedding plants that have been raised indoors by leaving outside during the day, and bringing them back under cover at night, for about 2 weeks before planting outdoors.
🌱Watch out for late frosts, protect tender plants.
🌱Start mowing the lawn weekly, blade can be set to its normal summer height.
🌱Remove faded spring bedding such as wallflowers and forget me nots.
🌱Plant out Dahlia tubers.
🌱Sow French beans and runner beans directly outdoors.
🌱Earth up potatoes, covering the shoots as they appear.
🌱Harvest Rhubarb, picking only one third of the total amount of stems.
🌱Repair patches in the lawn by sowing grass seed.

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