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A blaze of colour
11-14 June. The parterre was planted with around 7,000 bedding plants.
Tagetes (yellow) and heliotrope marine (purple) will fill the 'swirls'.
The circular flower bed will be filled with canna lilies and red Paul Crampel geraniums.
- Thin out your carrots in the evening to stop carrot fly
- Cut off the heads of parsley that are going to seed because of weather
- Only cut rhubarb until the end of June
- Weeds are growing fast because of wet weather, deal with them promptly
- Pick your first strawberries before the birds can feast on them