Calling all gardening enthusiasts! This week is National Gardening Week and with unusually warm weather predicted over the Bank Holiday – it’s going to be a bumper weekend to get some key gardening jobs done.
According to the Royal Horticultural Society, there are 10 things all gardening enthusiasts need to do now, including to start mowing the lawn weekly and planting your summer bedding at the end of the month. You can find the rest of the RHS’ really helpful May gardening tips on their website.
In the meantime, we want to remind you that the entry window for Barnet Homes’ annual Finest Flowers competition is officially open now!
Click here to download an application form, or call 020 8359 4768. Judging day is Friday 27 July and the closing date is Friday 13 July.
And let’s not forget our keen gardeners who won Finest Flowers Awards in 2017 – from seeds many blooms grow!
- Best balcony – Deepa Mistry
- Best communal garden – Brownswell Road
- Best new gardener – Mr. Hill
- Best Sheltered scheme – Gadsbury Close
- Geoff Bedingfield award for the most outstanding garden – Pauline Davies
- Best back garden – Alan Smith