- Published: Wednesday, 12 August 2015 13:09
For many of us northern UK gardeners this summer has been disappointing, at least weather-wise. But you may have noticed that it doesn't seem to have affected your flowering plants too much. This is because they respond to day length coupled with night-time temperatures, rather than whether we have hot sunny temperatures during the day. So the cool, damp weather has simply meant they have grown bigger, taller and lusher than usual.
In this blog I'm going to talk about a few of the common problems people have in their gardens in summer, especially a cool, damp one - and how to ensure your plants are healthy and flowering well so that you can still enjoy them whatever the weather for as long as summer lasts!