Top Gardening Jobs for May
Hello May! The days are getting warmer and longer. Here are some top jobs for in the garden this month.
🌱Cut back lavender plants, cutting off old flowers and about 2.5cm (1in) of the current years growth.
🌱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.
🌱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.
🌱Repair patches in the lawn by sowing grass seed.