May is here! Jobs to be doing in the garden this month

May is here! Jobs to be doing in the garden this month:

May is finally here, and it’s a great time to be out enjoying the fresh air, here is a list of things to be doing in the garden;

  • Plant alpines
  • Plant shrubs and roses
  • Protect wisteria from frost
  • Divide perennials
  • Prune spring flowering shrubs that have flowered
  • Pick rhubarb and then feed
  • Spray peach and nectarine with fungicide to prevent leaf curl
  • Water newly planted crops
  • Prepare ground for beans
  • Pot up baskets and pots and then protect them
  • Harden off tender plants
  • Regularly hoe those pesky weeds