Jobs to be Done July:

Ornamental Garden:

  • Continue to deadhead herbaceous perennials and roses as flowers go over.
  • Weed!!!
  • Continue to edge borders.
  • Cutback oriental poppies once flowered.
  • Divide bearded irises if flowering is declining – re plant the youngest rhizomes.
  • Deadhead roses.
  • Trim evergreen hedges.
  • Turn compost heaps.
  • Cut back spent flowers of climbing hydrangea.
  • Feed dahlias / cannas etc.
  • Take cuttings of clematis.
  • Sow biennials.

Veg Garden:

  • Thin dessert apples and cooking apples.
  • Sow spring cabbages and plant out winter cabbages.
  • Water courgettes consistently to encourage a good crop.
  • Mulch long term crops like brassicas

·         Water fruit trees / bushes.