Tips and News
In the Garden in May with Hazel King
Reduce watering to indoor plants. Move them away from heaters. Mist spray them to raise humidity.
Time to commence adding colour to Hydrangeas, product packets are marked blue or pink.
Plant summer bulbs, e.g., Lilium, Gladioli.
Collect autumn leaves, place on the garden, or put into the compost bin. If wishing to plant autumn colour trees or shrubs, now is the time to choose them.
Harvest leaves from sweet basil and these may be stored in the freezer.
Check which vegetables need planting now.
Potted outdoor plants may need to be moved to a protected position