WHAT TO DO THIS WEEK.
pinch | out the growing tips of greenhouse aubergines once the plants are 30cm tall to encourage more flowering sideshoots to form.
Buy | winter varieties of spinach to be sown in August and September to crop between October and April.
trAnsplAnt | wallflowers sown in May or June into rows 30cm apart, leaving 15cm between the plants. Their roots should be strong enough to bed out in October.
SOw | 10-week stock and larkspur to give you extra colour under glass in winter.
propagate. | African violets by inserting leaf cuttings now.
wAter | dahlias regularly and feed fortnightly, paying particular attention to young plants which are slow to grow.
peG | down runners on strawberry plants that you want to propagate.
reduce | the length of wisteria tendrils by half.
plAnt | autumn-flowering bulbs such as amaryllis, nerines, colchicums and autumn crocuses.
Feed | long-flowering and late-flowering border perennials.