Sow tender veg outside
Sow peas, sweetcorn, outdoor cucumbers, runner, French and broad beans, peas and squash directly into prepared beds. French beans are best sown in traditional rows, 45cm (18in) apart, at 15-22cm (6-9in) spacing.
Ventilate your greenhouse
Open doors and vents on greenhouses to increase ventilation. Damp down the floor to increase humidity. Give plants a liquid feed to encourage flowering and fruiting.
Cut back Clematis montana
Prune overcrowded, dead or diseased stems of Clematis montana once it has finished flowering. Untangling the stems can be fiddly, but it will take cutting back hard.
Protect plants from slugs and snails
Continue to protect lily, delphiniums, hostas, and other susceptible plants from slugs and snails.
Tie in sweet peas
Sweet peas need training and tying into their supports to encourage them to climb and make a good display.