As Spring sizzles into Summer, your vegetable planting focus must be on crops that thrive in proper heat.
Make sure you keep plenty of water up to plants as they mature. Mulch well to retain the moisture in the soil and for the really hot days, consider using a shade cloth to protect your plants from the worst of the sun's heat.
Here are a list of fruit and veggies that do well in our neck of the woods at this time of year:
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Water runoff is rain that does not soak into the ground where it falls. It is most concerning if the water is pooling around the foundations of your buildings, as it can cause serious structural damage over time. There are a few simple things you can do to reduce water runoff on your property, using mulch, pavers and gravel.
Don't let the rain put you off tidying up your garden. In fact, rainy weather is the best weather in which to weed and mulch. This is a little case study of a customer's weekend gardening project, and shows how much you can achieve in a day with the right products.