- 6 Jun 2018 9:37 AM
Let's look through what are current activities in June. It’s time to make sure that the garden is in good shape for the summer months.
Did you know that In June still intensive growth of plants would take place, despite the already hot temperature? So when planning your garden activities besides continuous watering you should check a few other important things, like the followings.
Let's start with the roses, if you have any already, or if not would a rose arch complete your garden’s look? You have plenty of tasks to do in order to enjoy roses blossoming magnificently all through summer.
* The dried flowers should be carefully removed so that the rose bush does not lose too many leaves. Provide nutrition supplies.
* If you plant the appropriate breed in the right place, you can avoid rose diseases. Cut the sick leaves immediately and do not add them to the compost!
* Freshly planted roses need slip water well in the evening. Leaves should not be watered and well-grounded edges need little irrigation. It is worth fertilizing, especially with organic fertilizer, so roses will become stronger and more prosperous.
Garden hedges in your garden is an excellent natural shelter for wildlife, they deserve your attention. Green hedges in this period are in their full growth phase, so this is the first time they need to trim.
Besides maintain an A shape, broad at the base, and don’t tidy up too much – leave leaf litter and seed heads to attract hedgehogs, birds, small mammals and insects. Then just water, and love and we're ready for our hedge. Read more about hedges here: www.housebeautiful.com/uk/garden/plants/news/a673/planting-hedges-garden/.
The neighbors’ garden is always greener? Not to be so, some research needs to be done from your side. Do you know what type of grass you have? Or do you know how much water “Vörös csenkesz” grass need?
Seriously, sometimes I feel if I have planted a kitchen garden instead of planting grass, I would have less to do. Anyway June is the last month to apply lawn-sand or hormone weed killers to remove broad-leaved weeds. Hand weeding can also continue for large specimens.
Watering is more important at this time of year than weeding. However, grass is fairly drought tolerant so if you are keen to conserve water or you have a hose-pipe ban then it will be ok to leave it go brown for a while so long as you do not cut the grass too short in dry conditions.
See more: https://www.seasonalgardening.co.uk/june_lawns.html
Remember you can read up on what you are planting, Any flower garden in summer is like paradise found, still a little bit of design inspiration never hurts. What to choose? There is plenty of design inspiration online via good old Google.
And last but not least do not forget to share your tasks, because if we want to do everything by ourselves, we can quickly realize that we will never finish even by the end of the year.
So do not worry about the garden; there is a surely Hungarian student in your neighborhood, who would love to help you!
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