Published date18 April 2024
Publication titleEvening Chronicle
¦ Prune hydrangeas, removing old flower heads and cutting back to a healthy pair of buds

¦ Protect emerging delphiniums and hostas from slugs and snails. If you use slug pellets, ferric phosphate organic pellets won't harm other wildlife. ¦ Place cardboard collars around brassica veg such as cabbages and broccoli to prevent cabbage root fly laying eggs there.

¦ In the greenhouse, sow courgette, marrow, pumpkin, aubergine, sweet pepper and sweetcorn.

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