dahlias and chrysanthemums by removing all but the top bud if you want large flowers for cutting.
Continue to water hanging baskets and window boxes more than once a day in hot, dry weather Harvest fruit and vegetables when they are ripe Harvest culinary herbs to freeze or dry for winter use Disbud
dahlias, as required Remove the growing tips from greenhouse tomatoes by the middle of the month, to encourage the fruit to develop rapidly Take the last crop of cuttings from pinks Pick off and destroy any fruits of early apples and plum trees showing signs of rot Plant new summer varieties of strawberries Collect and dry seeds of dill, fennel, chives and other herbs as they ripen.
and remove side shoots of dahlias if you require larger blooms.
early-flowering, largebloom chrysanthemums and spray caryopteris against capsid bugs.
1 If you want show-quality blooms on your roses, disbud
some of the unwanted side shoots.
5Side-shoot and disbud
chrysanthemums where individual blooms are required.
: To burn out the horns of very young goats (three to 10 days old) with a disbudding iron or caustic chemical.