7 Tips for Gardening in the Summer
heading out into the garden to give it the attention it’s probably been crying
out for during the more inclement weather. With that in mind, here are some top
tips for gardening during the nicer weather the summer (hopefully) has to
the water flowing to stop everything from drying out. Water once a day if you
can, or try and set up some kind of sprinkler system to ensure your garden gets
the water it needs. Try installing a rainwater tank to make the most of any
rain that does fall. If the water supply is low then water deeply and occasionally
so you don’t run out. There are some more great tips on watering during summer here.
only ensure your garden has enough water during the hotter parts of the day,
but it also reduces the chance of mildew and other fungi building up as it
gives the water a chance to dry out by the end of the day.
especially as it can grow quite a lot over the summer, but it’s actually better
if you let it grow a little, cutting it on the longest setting on your mower.
It will wear better and will also suppress weeds from developing.
might not be used to the sun, so it’s best to give them a little protection to
harden them up. Give them a little shade using foliage or shade cloths and
they’ll soon get used to the extra sun.
so keep an eye out for anything new you haven’t seen before. Warm and wet
weather brings out all sorts of pests, so be vigilant. This is a great resource for identifying pests and diseases in your garden.
Whilst you want your garden to get some sun, you also need
to ensure it gets enough shade or it could dry out. Put up fencing or
trellis-work to provide some shade or even shade cloths and sails. You could
also try planting large plants or even trees to provide more shade for lower
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