Jobs To Do In The Garden In May

Jobs To Do In The Garden In May

Here is a list of the top 10 jobs to do in the garden in May!

Hooray! Hooray! Summer’s on its way!

As bulbs fade and herbaceous borders grow in leaps and bounds, it is now clear that summer is approaching. Sowing and planting out bedding can begin, depending on regional weather variations, and you can take softwood cuttings. It’s also time to get back into the lawn mowing regime, as the lawn will be loving the warmer temperatures this month brings.


Top 10 jobs this month
  1. Watch out for late frosts!
  2. Earth up potatoes and promptly plant any still remaining. 
  3. Plant out summer bedding at the end of the month. 
  4. Water early and late to get the most out of your water. 
  5. Regularly hoe off weeds.
  6. Open greenhouse vents and doors on very warm days.
  7. Mow lawns weekly.
  8. Check for nesting birds before working on hedges or dense trees.
  9. Lift and divide overcrowded daffodils and other spring-flowering bulbs. 
  10. Watch out for viburnum and lily beetle grubs.


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