Jobs for early summer


Thankfully, no need to water, but the weeds continue to grow

The Potager

  • continue to sow salads
  • Keep hoeing and mulching
  • Feed your tomatoes, aubergines with comfrey


The fruit garden

  • For apples and pears, cherries and plums there are various Pheromone traps (Pièges à pheromones) to help control the coddling moth, and other types of worm which can affect your fruit
  • Vines suceptible to fungal infections need to be sprayed with bouillie bordelaise


The flower garden

  • as iris finish flowering cut back flowering stems. This is the time to divide and move iris



There are several gardens to visit during the month of June

  • Le Jardin de la Mothe at Salles Courbaties, open until the 30th September




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