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Sow seeds of tender vegetables such as tomatoes, peppers and chillies indoors.
Mulch beds and borders with organic matter (compost or well-rotted manure) to improve moisture retention.
Shorten stems of Buddleja davidii to within two to three pairs of buds. Prune other summer-flowering shrubs now.
Cut back remaining foliage on herbaceous perennials such as agapanthus, aster, salvia and delphinium, and divide.
In milder areas start planting early potatoes. Protect new growth from frost with fleece or by drawing up soil close to young shoots.
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Plants under cover can be damaged by angle shades moth caterpillars. Check plants at dusk when moths become active.
Club root is a fungal infection of the roots of brassicas, leading to swollen and distorted roots and stunted growth.
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