June

Planting

  • Plant out tender vegetables such as tomatoes, squash and outdoor cucumbers
  • Direct sow courgettes, pumkins and French and runner beans
  • Tie in new stems of fruit
  • Succession sow small quantities of salad, herbs and greens every two to three weeks for continual picking

General Maintenance

  • Regularly feed fruit and veg in pots and growing bags with liquid fertiliser.
  • Check to see if first, second and salad potatoes are ready to be harvested
  • Keep ripening strawberries free of soil splashes by putting straw or matting around the plants and under fruit
  • Remove side shoots on cordon tomatoes and tie plants to supports

 Wildlife

  • Watch out for tadpoles that are leaving the pond.