What to do this week.
Plant sprouting broccoli, Brussels sprouts and summer cabbage and discourage cabbage root fly by placing collars around stems.
Hang pheromone traps in apple and pear trees, if codling moth is a problem.
Continue to apply and refresh mulches to discourage weed and conserve moisture.
Make sowings of herbaceous perennials to create plants for the future at a low cost.
Harvest radish, baby salad leaves and first new potatoes.
Plant out sweetcorn in blocks of at least 12.
Sow herbs such as basil and parsley every two weeks.
Tie in sweet peas while they become established.
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|Publication:||Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)|
|Date:||Jun 2, 2012|
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