The flowers may have gone but the seeds on these plants are so attractive it would be a shame to cut them.
We're back at the pond and yes, the hard work has paid off. Hardy weeds will prevail for sometime to come but I have a plan.
There's nothing like a lush, green lawn to raise the spirits. Sadly, parts of this newly turfed lawn are neither lush nor green.
Runner beans are one of my garden favourites but I don't pick all the beans that grow, some I leave to become next years plants.
The veg plot is doing well, but we not totally pest free. Something has got to the peas and the slugs are proving to be fond of the beans.
New turf can't survive in hot weather UNLESS it's watered enough. Take a look at the sorry state of this newly laid lawn.
There's a technique to deadheading Geraniums. Get it wrong and you invite disease into the plant. Here, I'm showing you the right way to do it.
Remember to train new Apricot growth because it's from here that buds will form next year which will turn into fruit for your table.
Don't be afraid of cutting hedges back. And with the weather we've been having, they'll soon grow back with even greater vigour.
The weather has been perfect for mushrooms and toadstools - with the soil being warm and damp. So how do you get rid of them from your lawn?