Flowering In: May

In May, the gardening calendar reaches its zenith, offering a plethora of activities to cultivate a thriving and colourful outdoor haven. This month is ideal for planting a wide array of annuals and perennials, capitalizing on the warmer temperatures to establish robust root systems. Gardeners can focus on nurturing their garden beds, adding mulch to retain moisture, suppress weeds, and regulate soil temperature. May is also the opportune time for regular maintenance tasks, including deadheading spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming and staking taller plants for support. The floral tapestry of May features an impressive array of blooms, including peonies, irises, and roses, creating a captivating symphony of colours and fragrances. Trees like dogwoods and azaleas contribute to the visual splendor, marking May as a pinnacle month for embracing the rewards of thoughtful gardening efforts and enjoying the full bloom of the spring season.