A season to relax and enjoy the garden. Keep the garden ticking over by watering, dead heading and keeping an eye out for pests and diseases. Your perennial borders will be bursting with flowers. Roses will be blooming in earnest. Grow these with Clematis scrambling through them to extend the interest. Annuals such as Cleome, Cosmos and Nigella help to fill the gaps providing additional interest.
The summer borders will be overflowing with a kaleidoscope of colours and scent.
We tend to view June, July and August as the months where you truly enjoy your garden. Read More>>
Weather in July tends to be very hot. Make sure plants are well watered, especially trees and shrubs that were planted in autumn or winter. Read More>>
Continue to weed as they only take space and moisture from the soil. Keep up with the dead heading of repeat flowering roses and summer bedding as this encourage plants to keep on producing more flowers. Read More>>