44th Cerne Abbas Open Gardens 15 & 16 June 2019, 2-6pm
www.cerneabbasopengardens.org.uk Second Site by Bob Foulser
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Tasks in July

Flower garden

Regularly feed summer hanging baskets and outside pots.
Deadhead bedding plants and perennials.
Cut lupins and delphiniums back to ground level to encourage a second display.
Deadhead roses and feed with rose fertizer.
Cut back geraniums after flowering.
Divide bearded irises after flowering.
Take cuttings of dianthus and osteospermum.
Sow seeds of biennials.
Plant autumn flowering bulbs.

Trees and shrubs

Regularly trim topiary and other fast growing hedging.
Prune excessive growth of wisteria.
Prune deciduous magnolias.
Cut out reverting foliage of variagated shrubs.
Trim overgrow clematis montana.
Examine hedges for aphids, whitefly and other pests and treat.

Lawns

Regularly mow lawns setting cutting height higher in dry weather.
Apply final high nitrogen summer feed.
Treat weeds with selective herbiside.