summer bedding, checking the forecast and covering the plants with horticultural fleece if frost is forecast.
Start to harden off
bedding plants in a garden frame.
aubergines, courgettes, marrows, peppers, pumpkins and tomatoes grown from seed before planting outside.
Clear out spring bedding and begin to harden off
summer bedding plants.
sweet pea seedlings in a cold frame ready for planting out at the end of the month.
9 START to harden off
the hardier bedding plants such as antirrhinums.
By midmonth stop fertilizing perennials, roses, shrubs, and trees and gradually cut back on irrigation to harden off
plants for winter.
aubergines, courgettes, peppers, pumpkins and tomatoes grown from seed before planting outside.
autumn-sown cauliflowers being over wintered in frames, so they will be ready for planting out in March.
I DON'T have a cold frame to harden off
my bedding plants.