Country Living (UK) - - Gardening -

PINCH off the grow­ing tips of run­ner beans when they reach the top of their poles

PRUNE wis­te­ria by re­duc­ing the long ten­drils back to five buds

TAKE OFF sideshoots from cor­don toma­toes and pick ripe fruit daily

DI­VIDE and re­plant con­gested group­ings of bearded irises

GIVE sweet peas a high po­tash liq­uid feed once a fort­night

RE­MOVE any old fo­liage and mulch from around fruited straw­berry plants

TRIM and re­shape hedges such as hawthorn, beech and horn­beam

TAKE semi-ripe cut­tings from shrubs such as hy­drangeas, cis­tus and vibur­num

WATER the green­house path to keep the at­mos­phere hu­mid

KEEP pick­ing cut­ting-gar­den flow­ers to en­cour­age more blooms

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