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Macclesfield Express - - LEISURE -

●● Sow a few seeds of salad crops like let­tuce, radish and salad leaves ev­ery two weeks dur­ing sum­mer. ●● Con­tinue to sow Chi­nese veg­eta­bles such as pak choi. ●● Prune cher­ries, al­monds and plums. ●● Feed the lawn if you didn’t do it in spring. ●● Give herba­ceous gera­ni­ums a hair­cut when the last of the flow­ers have faded. ●● Re­move suck­ers from roses. ●● Thin out hardy an­nu­als which are too closely packed. ●● Start dead­head­ing early sum­mer­flow­er­ing plants such as lupins. ●● Pinch out the shoot tips on sum­mer bed­ding. ●● If you have a pond, in­tro­duce new sur­face-float­ing plants, which should es­tab­lish quickly.

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