Gardening - Jobs for the Week

A well-maintained garden. PA Photo/thinkstockphotos.
A well-maintained garden. PA Photo/thinkstockphotos.

Pinch out side shoots of sweet peas being grown as cordons

Pick off the dead flowerheads of rhododendrons and azaleas

Recycle grass cuttings, composting them or using them as a mulch around trees and bushes

Plant out dahlias and chrysanthemums raised from cuttings, staking them to support the flower stems as they grow

Feed flowering plants and shrubs with a general fertiliser