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Around the garden job checklist

12 - 18 May 2014

It's time to...

  • Plant tender crops outside, covering them with cloches when night temperatures fall
  • Dig out perennial weeds, such as couch grass and bindweed, from borders as soon as you spot them
  • Wash dust off the foliage of houseplants, and apply leaf shine product to leafy plants
  • Take cuttings from hydrangeas, fuchsias and penstemons, using the soft shoot tips
  • Feed houseplants weekly from now until autumn

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