Gardening: Jobs to do

Feed the berries

Strawberries will soon start to ripen in warmer places so it's a good time to start feeding them.

Mulch protects

It won't rain forever, so lay in a supply of mulch to protect against water loss and weeds.

Dig in now

If you have any work to do that requires digging - such as making borders, edges and post holes - get on to it before the rain stops and the soil hardens.

Plant fruits

Plant old-fashioned fruits such as passionfruit, rhubarb and tamarillos, as well as perennial and summer flowering bulbs such as dahlia, begonia, gladioli and calla lily.

- Hamilton News

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