OUT I N THE GARDEN
The soil is still warm and rain is increasing, so now is the time to plant herbaceous perennials, bulbs and hardy annuals for next year’s pollinators. Download the RHS Plants for Pollinators list: bit.ly/plantsforp
WASTE NOT, WANT NOT
Create a compost bin, ready for all the extra dead plant material and surplus harvest you may accrue in the coming months.
FLYING THE NEST
For those with itchy shears, you should finally be able to cut back your hedges, as birds are likely to have finished nesting. Bird boxes can also be cleaned. For advice, see: bit.ly/cleanbbox