As the early flushes of flowers finish on daisy like plants such as marigolds deadhead to stimulate continuous flowering .
Make plantings of flowering plants, shrubs and trees. But first ensure that you prepare and improve the soil
Fruit trees are in blossom and need a weekly soaking down to the level of the main roots and provide fertiliser for figs and loquats.
Fertilise grape vines and give a good watering weekly
After the final harvest of peas and broad beans prepare the soil for summer crops.
Earth up the rows of potatoes to increase crops.
Continue to pick and preserve oranges, mandarins, lemons and grapefruit while crops last. For preservation ideas go to http://sites.google.com/site/cyprusgardener/home/preserving-and-storing-produce
Plant out ginger in a semi-shaded area
Plant out cucumber, melon and watermelon plants and start some more, for a later crop, from seed.
Plant out okra plantlets
Sow sunflowers directly into prepared soil or plant in pots for later planting
Sow chive seeds or plantlets
Sow leeks, molohiya, summer purslane, radish, rocket, oregano and thyme
Plant out chicory, lettuce and sweetcorn plantlets
Try sowing some sesame
Happy gardening for the month and if you require any further advice or information go to