So, we’ve already mentioned strawberries, so get picking!
Small, but regular sowings of lettuce every few weeks will see you in steady supply for your summer salads
Regular hoe action will beat the weeds into submission - they love this time of year, especially bindweed!
Continue to plant tomatoes and feed regularly
Keep your vegetables watered
Trim box hedges and topiary
Before the ‘June drop’ kicks in, thin out your apple and pear trees by removing any smaller fruits - this will allow optimum growth for the larger fruits
Keep on top of deadheading your flowers to encourage re-flowering
You can start thinking about sowing autumn-flowering plants such as sweet william, pansies, and primroses
Plant carrots ready for autumn and winter harvesting
It’s a good idea to start digging up and storing spring-flowering bulbs (hyacinths and tulips) - keeping them cool and dry will eliminate the risk of getting wet and rotting