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Tips for May

  • Plants for May – Aquilegia vulgaris, alliums, peonies, Tulip ‘Spring Green’ and Viburnum sargentii ‘Onondaga’.
  • Plant out summer bedding.
  • Plant out dahlias and take cuttings of their young shoots.
  • Support tall herbaceous plants while they are small.
  • Plant hardy chrysanthemums for autumn flowering.
  • Feed daffodils a rose or tomato feed.
  • Dig up and store tulips after flowering.
  • Take soft cuttings of garden shrubs.
  • Trim formal hedges of box, yew, lonicera or santolina.
  • Feed lawns for good summer growth.
  • Plant tomatoes under glass.
  • Sow and plant tender vegetables outdoors like courgettes, French and runner beans, tomatoes and cucumbers.
  • Prune plum and cherry trees now the sap is rising.

Posted on Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

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