Recommended Tasks and Hints for May 2022
Support your plants i.e. single canes for tall plants such as delphiniums, twiggy pea sticks for lower plants and circular wire mesh for things like peonies.
Now is the time to feed your lawn. Mow once a week to encourage a thicker and denser growth.
Deal with slugs and snails.....avoid chemicals where you can.
Choose a nice, warm showery day to plant out your Summer bedding plants.
Make this the year you grow something to eat! radishes, spring onions, French beans, lettuces.
Earth up potatoes.
Plant out courgettes, squash and other tender veg. such as runner beans. BUT - Plant by the weather and conditions, not by the book ....as my father always said!