Gardening Tasks
July

  • One of the driest months so watering is required
    for bedding and vegetables.
  • Mulching around trees and shrubs helps retain moisture.
  • Containers and hanging baskets need watering every day.
  • Water currants, gooseberry bushes, loganberry and
    raspberry canes. Pick fruit as ripens.

  • Hoe beds and borders to get rid of annual weeds.
  • Pests love warm weather, especially green and black fly.
  • Examine brassicas for butterfly eggs and caterpillars.

  • Cut back sorrel, marjoram, mint, and terragon to
    regenerate. Save and dry as suitable.
  • Make further sowings of chervil, dill and parsley.

  • Frequently pick sweet peas.
  • Deadhead bedding and repeat-flowering perennials.
  • Take cuttings of carnations and pinks. RHS guide pdf.
  • Plant iris and reposion existing tired beds.
  • Disbud dahlia for long stems and larger blooms.
  • Remove surplus and weak shoots from chrysanthemums,
    securely stake and apply fertiliser.
  • Pick courgettes before they become marrows.
  • Harvest cucumbers young and remove male flowers.
  • Begin harvesting second early potatoes when flowers open.
  • Sow spring cabbage and repeat crops:
    carrot, lettuce, beetroot and radish.
  • Last chance to plant out:
    leeks, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower and kale.

  • In the greenhouse:
  • Shade with blinds, film or with a wash.
  • Feed tomato plants and keep side shoots in check.
  • Reposition potted plants outside.
  • Water in first thing or in the evening.

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