Sea­sonal tasks

Australian Women’s Weekly NZ - - 2017 GARDENING CALENDAR -

Start a new com­post heap in a sunny spot, lay­er­ing nitro­gen-rich green waste (grass clip­pings, vege scraps and spent crops) with car­bon-rich brown ma­te­rial (fallen leaves, twigs and stems). • Feed lawns. Lift your mower blades a notch over sum­mer. • Stake dahlias, del­phini­ums, hol­ly­hocks and other tall peren­ni­als.

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