Weekly Gardening in Majorca article by Dorothy Loeffler.
Do you have a poinsettia from last year? Do you know how to get the red bracts?
With the low season in mind we need to consider what to plant in some corners that will not see direct sunlight at all.
Find out what trees can get planted this month plus what vegetables you can get ready to harvest.
Geraniums and roses and the like need to be continually dead-headed to keep them tidy and encourage new growth.
The month of September can be a really busy time of the year here in this climate, warm rains and still long sunny days still encourage growth.
We occasionally refer to old sayings as were used by farmers and gardeners of times past which frequently pointed to something quite obvious.
I have surprisingly been receiving enquiries about the Christmas flower, the Poinsettia.
With the garden in full flower and August in full swing you really could believe that there shouldn’t be that much to do other than simply sit back and enjoy it all.
Dont forget to water the compost heap occasionally, that will help the decomposition through the summer.