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August Garden Maintenance Tips


Some garden maintenance tips for August

  • An important task this month is to prune wisteria. For advise on how to prune a wisteria visit RHS
  • Continue to remove spent blooms to prolong the flowering seaon on some plants
  • Give plants water as necessary and consider applying a good mulch to beds
  • Continue to tie in new growths on Climbers
  • Prune rambler roses
  • Cut old flowering stems of rushes and other marginal plants in ponds to prevent them from seeding
  • It is still possible to make late sowings of beetroots and carrots, although they may need cloches later as the weather gets cooler