June Jobs for the Garden

Now the risk of frost has passed, it is the ideal time to plant out Summer bedding. A huge variety of plants and flowers are delivered almost daily.

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It is important to keep your lawn well-watered in particularly hot spells to avoid yellowing and drying out. Add a dash of lawn fertiliser as well to encourage healthy green growth.

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Add water gel crystals to your hanging baskets to increase moisture levels and reduce the need for watering; perfect for when you go on holiday.

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Ensure bird baths are regularly topped up during the hot weather. Young birds are especially vulnerable to hot weather and lack of water.

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Stop slugs and snails from destroying your prized possessions. A range of organic slug and snail killers and deterrents are available in our Garden Care department.

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Shade greenhouses to prevent the sun scorching the plants and vegetables inside. Greenhouse shading membrane and paint can be found in store.

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It is vital to check bushes and trees for nesting birds before pruning as it is illegal to disturb or destroy birds nests.