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Gardening Jobs for May


Mowing the lawn is now in full swing and ensuring that after cut treatment is done is essential. Treat moss patches – remembering to apply a sprinkling of topsoil and grass seed – to make sure that your lawn stays green all summer long. Plant out your bedding and keep on top of the borders which will have sprung to life.

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  • Mow lawn regularly and apply lawn feed
  • Water newly planted trees, shrubs and hedging regularly
  • Sow Foxgloves, Wallflowers and other biennials
  • Take soft tip Fuchsia and Hydrangea cuttings
  • Plant baskets and hang them in the greenhouse to develop
  • Tie plants into supports
  • Divide Primula and plant out summer bedding
  • Clip Buxus, Bays and Yew Trees
  • Plant out Dahlias and tender bedding at end of month
  • Prune Spring flowering Clematis after flowering