Beware vine weevils!
Vine weevil larvae can be a serious pest of container plants and are active now. There are various biological controls available.
Tie in climbers
Twining climbers (such as honeysuckle and Clematis) need regular tying in and twining around their supports.
Increase stock of shrubs
Take softwood cuttings of many deciduous shrubs, including Fuchsia, Hydrangea macrophylla, Philadelphus and Spiraea.
Don’t let plants dry out
Ensure newly planted trees and shrubs do not dry out. Water with rain, grey or recycled water. Loosen any tree ties that are digging into the bark.