May is a great month to get in the garden and start planting, watering and potting. May is often a month where people prepare their gardens for the late summer months when the weather is warmer and plants are in bloom. Gardening experts at Homebase have shared the “top jobs” gardeners can do in May.
The experts said: “May means summer is on its way.”
These are the “top jobs” for next month:
Lawn care will be in full swing at this time of year, with grass growing more rapidly in the lighter, warmer days.
This means gardeners need to up their mowing.
“By now, the lawn is in full flow so it’s time to mow weekly,” the expert said.
The gardening experts said: “Really keep on top of the weeds.
“Regularly hoeing will help stop the weeds getting too big.”
Gardeners should also remember to open greenhouse vents and doors on warm, sunny days.