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WHAT TO DO THIS WEEK.

ON sunny days, it can really get hot in the greenhouse. Use shading when necessary and keep everything watered daily.

LAWN| need weekly mowing so make sure you have a compost bin or area to put clippings to good use. In the veg garden, outdoors you can sow courgettes, runner beans, French beans, sweetcorn and marrows, as well as successional sowing of radishes, lettuces, spring onions. Thin out seedlings sown earlier.

PLA| outdoors tomato plants and pinch out sideshoots. Inspect gooseberries for sawfly, remove if found and prune current season's growth back to five leaves. This shouldn't remove any developing fruit which grows mainly on old wood.

APH| watch - especially if you have lupins and roses. You can remove by hand or with a

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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Jun 6, 2015
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