Shettleston Community Growing Project

Make sure birds have enough water during dry spells

Keep new and young plants well watered

Feed and water all plants grown in containers regularly

Deadhead flowers

Water vegetables regularly

Lift new potatoes, onions, and garlic, and pinch out runner beans when they reach the top of their canes

Pick raspberries and currents

Harvest herbs

Keep greenhouses well ventilated and damp down regularly


From “Gardening Through the Year” by Ian Spence