In the Garden - August

February, 2016

The RHS website is packed full of useful advice on how to maintain your garden.   


Take a look at these top 10 jobs for August:

- Prune Wisteria

- Don’t delay summer pruning restricted fruits

- Deadhead flowering plants regularly

- Watering! - Particularly containers, and new plants, preferably with grey recycled water or stored rainwater

- Collect seed from favourite plants

- Harvest sweetcorn and other vegetables as they become ready

- Continue cutting out old fruited canes on raspberries

- Lift and pot up rooted strawberry runners

- Keep ponds and water features topped up

- Feed the soil with green manures


Visit the RHS website for more useful information


Naylor Powell

Estate Agents  l  Letting Agents  l  Property Managers

Gloucester  l  Newent  l  Stonehouse

Recent Articles