Shettleston Community Growing Project

Feed and water all plants

Continue deadheading flowers

Water vegetables regularly throughout August

Lift and dry onions and cut and dry herbs for winter use

Tomato plants will need regular feeding and watering, and take care to remove yellowing leaves

Prop up heavily laden fruit tree branches

Summer-prune gooseberry and redcurrant plants

Finish summer-pruning apples and pears and other trained fruit trees

Sow parsley and pot up herbs for later use


From “Gardening Through the Year” by Ian Spence