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Top tips for August Gardening

  1. Trim lavender plants after they have finished flowering to keep them compact.
  2. Feed tomatoes plants fertiliser and remove leaves lower down to help air circulate.
  3. Now is a great time to cut back herbs to get the last burst before winter.
  4. Keep deadheading and harvesting
  5. Start saving seeds and taking cuttings
  6. Water any plants that are in flower, have fruit or pods.
  7. Keep picking your cut flowers to encourage longer flower season.
  8. Check your Growbox water levels as plants get very thirsty this time of year.
  9. Cover fruit and veg with netting to prevent birds from stealing your tasty treats.
  10. This is the perfect time of year to sow quick grow crops before winter.