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Macclesfield Express - - LEISURE -

●● Ap­ply a high potash liq­uid feed to dahlias and tie in new growth to stakes. ●● Plant summer va­ri­eties of straw­ber­ries to crop next year. ●● Start off the first spring cab­bages. ●● Re­move grow­ing tips of tomato plants in the green­house to en­cour­age rapid devel­op­ment of the fruits on top trusses. ●● Trans­plant wallflower seedlings 9in apart in shal­low drills. ●● Tie in new canes of black­ber­ries and lo­gan­ber­ries as they grow. ●● Sow win­ter va­ri­eties of spinach in suc­ces­sion through­out Au­gust and Septem­ber. ●● Re­move older stems of black­cur­rants as they fin­ish bear­ing. ●● Con­tinue to liq­uid feed toma­toes at two-week in­ter­vals. ●● Pre­pare ground for a new lawn for sow­ing or turf­ing in Septem­ber. ●● Give evergreen hedges a trim be­fore the end of the month to al­low new growth to har­den be­fore the ad­vent of frost.

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