Hoe borders regularly to keep down weeds.

Be water-wise, especially in drought-affected areas.

Pinch out sideshoots on tomatoes.

Harvest lettuce, radish, other salads and early potatoes.

Position summer hanging baskets and containers outside.

Mow lawns at least once a week.

Plant out summer bedding.

Stake tall or floppy plants.

Prune many spring-flowering shrubs.

Shade greenhouses to keep them cool and prevent scorch.