Whitehall Garden Centres Blog

Welcome to Whitehall Garden Centres Blog. We aim to provide you with hints, tips, information and advice on all aspects of gardening! It is a chance for you to ask us questions and to read our blog posts about what you should be doing in your garden each month.

Monday, 3 August 2009

Gardening Tips for August

-Make sure wild birds and other wildlife have access to fresh water, as in the hot weather fresh water can be hard to find. Also keep ponds topped up.
-If the weather is hot and dry you can mow your lawn less frequently.
-Prune rambling roses after they have flowered.
-Trim Lavender after their flowers have faded.
-Water plant regularly in hot weather.
-Take cuttings from perennials such as Fuchsias and Pelagoniums.
-In your vegetable garden you can lift and dry Onions, cut and dry herbs for use in winter and Plant new strawberry plants.

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