May Tips

Spray roses regularly for pests and diseases. 

  • Plant baskets and pots for summer colour and grow on in greenhouse
  • Remove spring bedding and prepare beds for summer bedding
  • Prune spring flowering shrubs after flowering
  • Alpine plants such as Aubretia and Alyssum can be trimmed after flowering to keep them compact
  • Prune Clematis montanas once they have finished flowering
  • Harden of young plants by putting them outside during the day
  • Continue to sow vegetable seeds
  • Sow main crop potatoes
  • Divide Agapanthus - if required
  • Keep slugs, pests and diseases under control. Spray roses regularly for aphids, blackspot & rust
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