In The Veg Garden In June
Pinch out any side shoots from your tomato plants. These can be potted up to create new tomato plants. Start to feed them when the first truss is setting fruit.
Harvest salad crops and resow every 2 weeks. This will give you a constant supply of tasty leaves!
Use brassica collars to prevent cabbage root fly attack when planting out cabbages.
Keep an eye on your onion and garlic. When the leaves start to yellow and die back, they’re ready to harvest!
If you haven’t already, harvest off and plant tender vegetables such as courgettes, squash, tomatoes, and sweet corn.
Protect crops from carrot fly by covering with horticultural fleece.
- Make the pond more wildlife-friendly by placing logs and stones around the edge for shelter.
- Always water potted blueberries with rainwater. The lime in tap water reduces the acidity of the soil over time.
- If your houseplants like humidity, mist them frequently through warm weather days.
- Harvest flower heads from your lavender plants to use in baking, crafting, or as a garnish to your meals.
- Protect crops from carrot fly by covering with horticultural fleece.
- Keep your bird baths topped up with water in hot weather!