Things To Do In The Garden In June

Things To Do In The Garden In June

 
There is always something to be getting on with in the garden and June is no exception. Spring blooms are coming to an end as we begin to prepare for Summer shows. And we want our gardens to look nice for all of those bbq parties coming up! I’ve been making the most of this gorgeous weather and tidying up the garden with a little help from the Great Little Garden. Here are some little jobs you can be getting on with during the month of June.

Gardening gift bag set. A pretty floral bag holding a trowel and fork.

Flowers

New bedding plants should be good to go out now as major frosts are now out of the way.

Be sure to use a slow release fertiliser to get an amazing bloom of colours.

Pinch out the tips of fuschias to encourage more flowers.

Cut back bulb foliage when it has died down.

Top up your potted plants. I did this just the other week. It helps to refresh the compost and put some goodness back in.

Keep an eye out for pests. Greenfly thrive at this time of year, especially on lupins!

 

Fork and trowel. Gardening in June

Lawn Care

Get rid of pesky weeds using a reliable weedkiller.

Make sure to water your lawn more often as the weather warms up. Sprinklers are ideal.

I always lower the blade on the mower at this time of year for regular Summer cuts.

You can also sew some grass seed if you have any patches as we do! Mr mole keeps popping by. But don’t mow that area until the grass is at least 3 inches. It might be a good idea to lift the mower blade for that cut so you don’t scalp the new grass.

In The Greenhouse

 
Carry on potting those established plug plants.

Open up the door and windows on hot days to help ventilate the space. And carefully checking for trapped wasps if like me, are not keen on them. Doing a wild flapping dance in a glass building is not really safe!

Plant tomatoes and cucumbers in grow bags.

garden in June. Colourful primulas

That should keep you busy for now!
The lovely people from the Great Little Garden are giving one lucky reader the chance to win a Grace gardening kit to get you started.

All you have to do is fill in the rafflecopter form below. Good luck and don’t forget to visit our giveaways page for more fab prizes!

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26 Comments

  1. Becky Yeomans May 29, 2018 / 1:02 pm

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    We need to get our garden sorted ASAP!

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    I so love thee flowers, great prize

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  11. Hayley Atkins June 8, 2018 / 3:40 am

    Interesting article and a great gardening set. My trowel and fork have seen better days so I would love to win this.

  12. Jessica - A Modern Mom's Life June 11, 2018 / 11:37 pm

    These are all great tips. I have my gardens pretty much “in” now. I may pick up some more fill-in annuals when the garden centers put them on clearance! I should really invest in some good slow release fertilizer. I use Miracle Grow dirt for my pots, but I rarely fertilize my flower beds. Something to think about…
    ~Jess
    #MMBC
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  13. Katie Harmer June 16, 2018 / 5:06 pm

    i enjoyed reading a couple of moneysaving blog posts. Bidvine is a revelation to me, so many thanks for that. Fingers crossed for your lovely gardening prize

  14. Helena June 16, 2018 / 5:38 pm

    You sound very knowledgeable on gardening. I tend to leave my hubby to do the planting and do the admiring. #mmbc
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  15. Denise Wilden June 22, 2018 / 11:54 pm

    Its one thing I aim to do next year is get my garden tidy thanks for the tips and the lovely prize

  16. Pam Smith June 23, 2018 / 11:19 am

    This is such a beautiful gardening set…it might encourage me to tackle all of the jobs I have!

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    What a gorgeous set! l love the bag which keeps them together i’m forever loosing stuff so thats wonderful for me.

  18. Lydia Joy June 26, 2018 / 10:51 am

    I’m desperate for gardening tools this year. We’re doing a complete revamp of one side of the garden and it’s taking its toll especially in this heat. Think I deserve to win as a nice little reward for my hard work so far! Thank you for the chance to win!

  19. Elizabeth Cochran June 26, 2018 / 12:35 pm

    Lovely set! The bag is gorgeous, so happy I’ve came across your blog.

  20. Janet Clegg June 26, 2018 / 12:38 pm

    Great prize for my green fingers

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    Lovely giveaway x x x

  22. Susan Bennett June 26, 2018 / 4:54 pm

    Fabulous prize giveaway

  23. Toni July 16, 2018 / 4:10 pm

    Garden work is never done!! I wish my children would cooperate so I could get more done in an hour, but such is life!

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