Saving Tip: Donít start watering a newly
sown lawn unless there is likely to be a
drought. Once you start to water you have
to do it on a regular basis or the new,
young plants of grass will suffer.
Saving Tip: Start using
lettuce when they are half grown. If you
wait until they are fully grown some will
bolt producing flower heads before you can
use them all.
growing at the base of walls tend to need
more watering. The soil escapes most of
the rain being sheltered by the eaves. There
may be a lot of builderís debris in the
soil causing it to be free draining and
there are children, remove the tips of leaves
of yucca, especially Yucca gloriosa. They
are dangerously sharp and liable to cause
eye or posterior damage as you bend over.
leek seedlings. Donít cut the leaves in
half .Simply place them in a 6 inch hole
made with a brush shaft and water them in.
the tips of the broad beans to prevent attacks
by black fly. If they are already covered
with this pest pinch out the infected tip
and dump or burn.
may be propagated now by layering a low
shoot. Peg it into the ground and cover
with compost.Hold it firmly in place with
a large stone. The stem will be well rooted
and ready for transplanting next spring.
the weather turns dry this month newly planted
trees and shrubs will benefit from watering.
Soak the area of the roots and mulch to
the tomato plants every time you water using
a high potash liquid feed.
is the safest time to prune plums and cherries.There
is less risk from silver leaf disease. Prune
back new growths.