The Galloway News - - Your Garden -

■ HANG­ING bas­kets and con­tain­ers may need twice daily wa­ter­ing when tem­per­a­tures are high. Sim­i­larly fruit and veg will need your at­ten­tion.

■ RE­MOVE rose flow­ers as they start to go over – oth­er­wise the plant will use its en­ergy to pro­duce rose­hip If it’s moist or there’s a chance of rain, give your lawn a sum­mer feed.

■ is seven years’ weed­ing!

■ PINCH out side shoots of cor­don to­ma­toes. Wa­ter to­ma­toes daily to pre­vent split fruit and feed weekly.

■ CUT back hardy gera­ni­ums that have fin­ished flow­er­ing to en­cour­age a sec­ond flush.

GET weeds out of the ground be­fore they set seed around your plot. One year’s seed­ing

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