It’s spring! The sun is out and the April showers have given your garden the boost it needs to get growing, so now is the time to do a bit of prep work to reap the benefits all summer, but with so much to do in the garden in May, what is top of the priority list?
Check your plants for pests and diseases and deal with them promptly. Look out for mites and whitefly on the undersides of leaves and on stems, and aphids on buds, and caterpillars on or near brassicas. Small infestations of aphids can be pinched off, and larger colonies can be sprayed with natural insecticides. Better still, introduce natural predators such as ladybirds
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