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Gardening To-Do’s – Dry Continental and Highveld Summer Rainfall Regions – August


What to do in your garden during August

Follow the tips beneath as a basic maintenance guide for your garden this August.

Plant and Sow


Sow summer-flowering annuals like:


Sow vegetables like:


Plant summer-flowering bulbs:

Gardening Maintenance

General Gardening Maintenance

  • Continue to water and feed spring-flowering bulbs.
  • Plan your summer garden.
  • Water citrus trees well every three weeks and spray against citrus psylla; water other fruit trees thoroughly every second week.

August maintenance tips on watering, pruning,
pests and disease, fertilizing and much more visit our countrywide maintenance guide.

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