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Macclesfield Express - - LEISURE -

●● Pick small goose­ber­ries to thin out heavy crops, leav­ing the re­main­ing fruits well spaced out along the branches to con­tinue grow­ing to a big­ger size ●● Give flow­er­ing plants and shrubs a feed with gen­eral fer­tiliser and wa­ter if the weather re­mains dry ●● Con­tinue to plant cour­gettes, pump­kins and toma­toes out­side ●● Pinch out the tips of trail­ing plants in bas­kets and pots to make them branch out ●● Sow peren­ni­als in pots or a nurs­ery bed ●● Place a small ramp into steep-sided, for­mal pools, so that small mam­mals like hedge­hogs can climb out if they ac­ci­den­tally fall in ●● Dig out or spot-treat in­di­vid­ual weeds in your lawn, like dan­de­lions ●● Keep the green­house cool by open­ing doors and vents each morn­ing ●● Harvest let­tuce, radish, other salad crops and early pota­toes ●● Hoe borders to keep down weeds

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