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Gardening Hints and Tips for May 2023

  • Prune spring flowering shrubs that have finished flowering

  • Trim box and other formal hedging lightly

  • Plant out dahlias at end of month

  • Sow leaf beet, chard, runner beans, french beans

  • Plant leeks, brassicas, courgettes and sweetcorn

  • Pinch out broad bean tips to discourage blackfly

  • Mulch fruit

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