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Purple Geranium and Lime Green Alchemilla Mollis
  1. Dead-head to keep your garden blooming all summer
  2. Tackle overgrown Clematis Montana. 
  3. Cut back spring flowering shrubs  
  4. Plant out summer bedding - tips and growing advice.
  5. what to do in the garden in June.

The Sunday Gardener YouTube Channel

Check out 80 short videos on The Sunday Gardener's YouTube channel full of gardening tips and ideas.

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What to do in the Garden in June


Get inspired with planting combination ideas from Crocus

Buy reading made planting combinations to fill those gaps in your borders and add instant colour.

Browse and buy from 40 different planting suggestions from Crocus (affiliate link)

Best shrubs and plants flowering in June


 Lovely blue Geranium with bee

Hardy Geraniums ( not to be confused with Pelargoniums,) common name Cranesbill, are good value garden plants. They are long flowering, come in all shades of pink, blue, purple, white, and more varying in size from low growing just a few cm to around 1/2 meter. Geraniums start flowering now and will continue until late September/October depending on the weather conditions. Crocus has 100 varieties to choose from.

Many are attractive to bees -Have a relax with bees love blue video


Clematis florida 'Taiga'

Clematis are so popular and all different varieties are coming into flower over the next few months.

Although many Clematis are vigorous and tend to grow to a good size there are now many patio sized Clematis ideal for smaller gardens. 

This lovely looking Clematis illustrated is Clematis florida 'Taiga' available from £14.99 at Thompson and Morgan (affiliate link) £


Gardening ideas and inspiration

Allium with butterfly

Easy to grow Spring and Summer flowering plants, advice as to the best climbing and scented plants to suit your garden.

Ceanothus in bloom lovely soft blue flowers

Ideas for best Evergreen shrubs, Spring and Summer Flowering shrubs and fast-growing shrubs.

bee on sedum

Advice on plants to attract bees and butterflies into your garden. Check out the 10 Best wildlife friendly plants and shrubs.

tomatoes on the vine ripening

How to grow your own veg, including growing from seed and the best veg for growing in containers.

toms in hanging basket

A month by month guide with  top tips what to do in the garden each month. Seasonal monthly advice in the Sunday Gardener's Newsletter.

ducks on garden pond

An easy step-by-step guide with illustrations on how to build a pond, installing pond liner, and attracting wildlife to your pond.

gardening tips

Pages of gardening tips including how to get rid of slugs and snails, what frost hardy means, when to use the Chelsea Chop and much more.

gardening calender  month by month what to do in the garden

Regular posts with gardening chat on the Sunday Gardener's award-winning blog, including visitors' questions.