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Gardening tasks for July

• Prune the roses from mid-July until early August.

• Regularly water spring flowering shrubs, bulbs and flowers

• Fertilise winter flowers with a liquid fertiliser once or twice a month

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• Water lawns once a month in warmer areas.

• Protect tender plants with frost guard cloth.

• Water flowers in containers every second day.

• Protect conifers from conifer aphid by spraying the stems and foliage with an organic insecticide or use insecticide granules sprinkled around the base of the conifer.

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