July in the Garden
Winter is in full swing this month! There is still plenty that can be done in the garden even with those frosty mornings and chilly days.
Garden jobs for July:
- Cool days are perfect for fixing up your garden tools – try giving them a sharpen or an oil to keep them at their best!
- Top up your mulch – keep your soil nice and warm in this chilly weather.
- Pull those weeds!
- Prune deciduous trees.
- Consider some crop rotation to give your garden beds a break and rejuvenate the soil. Plant Broad Beans or Field Peas for a season to give back some much needed nutrients.
What to grow in July:
Don’t forget when planting flowers, they not only look attractive but create a welcoming environment for all sorts of friendly insects.
|French and Climbing Beans||Asparagus||Broad Beans|
|Mediterranean Herbs*||Onion||Snow Pea|
*Including Rosemary, Sage, Thyme, Marjoram and Oregano