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June Growers Guide

Even though growth has slowed, there is still plenty to do in the garden in the winter months. Even weeds grow in winter.

From tidying and planting to cleaning out your pots, ticking off these tasks is bound to keep you busy in the fresh air. Then there is always the well-deserved cuppa, when you're back in the warm.

Rose Blossom

Flowers

Billy Buttons

Canterbury Bells

Chamomile

Corn Cockle

Delphinium

Mignonette

Pyrethrum

Order and plant summer flowering bulbs

Domestic Waste Bin

Soil & Compost

  • Collect leaves and use in the compost or in garden beds as mulch

  • Mulch garden beds to keep the soil temperature warmer over winter and retain moisture

  • Give soil a seaweed nourishment

  • Water when the water has warmed up a bit later in the morning

Organic Carrots

Vegetables

Basket of Apples

Fruit Trees

Asparagus crowns

Broad Beans

Broccoli

Cabbage

Celtuce

Coriander

Kale

Lettuce

Onions

Peas

Radish

Rhubarb crowns

Spinach

Spring Onion

Strawberry runners

Swede

Thyme

Turnip

gardening tools

Tools & Equipment

  • Take care of your nets

  • Check your frost cloths are in good condition

  • Clean and sharpen secateurs and saws for fruit tree pruning

  • Tidy up the growing space

  • Sort through your pots

  • Sort through your seed packets 

  • Begin to plan for next season

Homemade Pesto

Seed Saving & Harvesting

Harvest

Peas, storage beans, beetroot, carrot, sweet potato, citrus fruit as it ripens, lettuce, coriander, spring onions, rhubarb, mustards, spinach, kale, cabbage, new potatoes

Seed saving

Capsicums, chillies, tomatoes, basil, pumpkins, squash, zucchini, beans and flower seeds such as zinnias and cosmos

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