What to do in the garden in August?

the garden in August

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In August, you can cut your geraniums (to multiply them for free …), prune the roses, remove the greedy tomatoes … Discover our memo that reminds you of everything you can do in August in the garden, with all the useful explanations!

IN THE GARDEN, IT’S TIME TO …

  • Repeat the sowing of biennials in their final place
  • Collect the seeds of flowers that have dried
  • Pursue cuttings of geraniums  (watch the video to know how to proceed), lavatera, honeysuckle, roses …
  • Continue to trim faded flowers and water
  • Make a small size to small bushy plants (boxwood, santoline, rosemary …)
  • Fertilize the foot of the climbing roses
  • Prune the roses
  • Divide the peonies

IN THE KITCHEN GARDEN, IT’S TIME TO …

  • Continue to remove new shoots on tomato plants
  • Repeat sowing of previous months
  • Butter the fennels to make them whiten
  • Reduce the watering of eggplants and peppers so that they have more taste
  • Turn over the compost and moisten it
  • Multiply rhubarb
  • Remove strawberry stolons and replant the most beautiful

IN THE PLANTERS, IT’S TIME TO …

  • Water, remove the faded flowers and amend
  • Order on catalog the mini-clumps of biannuals to plant from September
  • To water them if you go on vacation: gather the pots around a large basin filled with water, soak large woolen threads in it and the other end in each pot.

FOR INDOOR PLANTS, IT’S TIME TO …

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  • Continue to water well and bring fertilizer to the green plants
  • Do not forget to water well bonsai as well as cacti and succulents
  • Spray the orchids three times a week
  • Multiply: a lot of green plants stop and marcott

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