The Ornamental Garden in June
Most of the bedding plants should be planted out by now, so this month can be dedicated to tidying up and dividing established plants.
Then as always, try to keep on top of the Weeds, and be on the look out for Pests and Diseases.
Week 23 - 3rd Jun. to 9th Jun.
Pinch out tops of Salpiglossis plants to encourage them to bush up.
Deadhead Roses, cut out any suckers and give plants a feed.
Keep a look out for Scarlet Lily beetles.
Week 24 - 10th Jun. to 16th Jun.
Divide Muscari if required.
Deadhead Lupins if flowers have faded.
Week 25 - 17th Jun. to 23rd Jun.
Place potted Brugmansia / Datura outdoors for the summer.
Remove crown bud from Dahlias to promote bushyness.
Week 26 - 24th Jun. to 30th Jun.
Plant out Nerine.
Transplant Kniphofia into nursery bed.
Secure bud on Chrysanthemums and fix greaseproof protective bags on early disbud varieties.
Summer prune Hedera.