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JOBS FOR THE MONTH

TASKS FOR YOUR VEGETABLE PATCH IN AUGUST BY MARTIN FISH

10 MINUTE JOBS

At this time of the year asparagus should be in full growth and producing tall, ferny foliage. To help build up the roots for next spring feed the plants with a general fertiliser and water thoroughly in dry weather to keep the plants actively growing.

CHECK COMPOST HEAP

Check the compost heap and keep adding garden waste and grass cuttings to it. If the contents are very dry they won’t start to break down, so add some water and give everything a good mix-up to get the heap working again.

TAKE MINT CUTTINGS

For fresh, young mint shoots in early autumn take a batch of short cuttings now. Insert the cuttings around the edge of a pot and keep them moist at all times and in a few weeks they will root and start to grow.

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