Top Tips for June
Hoe borders regularly to keep down weeds.
Pinch out sideshoots on tomatoes.
Harvest lettuce, radish, other salads and early potatoes.
Position summer hanging baskets and containers outside.
Mow lawns at least once a week.
Plant out summer bedding.
Stake tall or floppy plants.
Prune many spring-flowering shrubs.
Shade greenhouses to keep them cool and prevent scorch.
Plan your vegetable crop rotations for the common season.
Keep putting out food and water for hungry birds.
Make a polythene shelter for outdoor peaches and nectarines to protect against peach leaf curl.