Flower Seeds to Sow in May
Vegetable Seeds to Sow in May
Continue to sow Carrots and Dwarf Beans in addition sow Runner Beans indoors in pots. Don’t plant out until very early June.
Time to sow Sweet Corn in the greenhouse ready for planting out in June.
Keep a watchful eye on Hosta plants for slug damage.
Harden off bedding for planting out at the end of the month and now is a chance to thin out hardy annuals sown the previous Autumn
Allow all bulbs to die down naturally but not before giving a good general purpose feed.
Potatoes planted in March will need ‘earthing up’.
Keep the hoe moving between the rows of Carrots, Onions and other veg.
Finally remove the last of the protective fleece overcoats from any tender shrubs.