|Removable Edging Support (30 April 15) From re-cycled Materials|
3. Asparagus is best cooked soon after picking it. It will keep fresh for about a week if the cut ends (bundled) are placed into about 1 inch of fresh water in a bowl.
4. If you are sowing cucumber seeds (or similar) into pots/trays, sow the seeds on their sides cover with approximately half an inch of compost or soil but do not firm down after covering the seeds.
5. Whether you have a vegetable or flower garden, now is a good time to plant some lavender as it will attract both butterflies and bees to your garden.
6.The following are just a few of the BENEFICIAL insects in your garden, don't kill them. Ladybirds, lacewings, dragonflies, ground beetles, centipedes, hoveflies, wasps, bees, bee flies.
7. Peas dislike being grown near members of the onion family.
8. If you are growing peas this season, many varieties require supports. Either use pea sticks, pig wire or twine threaded around garden canes.
9. Using weed and feed type products on your grass areas may mean that any grass cuttings may contain toxins. Check instructions on packaging as to whether the clippings can be composted safely.
2. Sow Sweetcorn, Marrows, Pumpkins (under cover).
3. Plant out seedlings such as, Brussels Sprouts, Summer Cabbage, Celery, Leeks. Winter Cauliflower, Spring Cabbage, Sprouting Broccoli & Kale should be ready for harvesting now.
2. If late frosts are likely keep fleece handy to cover plants with.
3. Thin out plants as required.