21 essential summer skills that everyone should know
We are finally welcoming summer sunshine, but there are some important things to know in order to get it right. If you are going to wear sandals, you shoud probably know how to have tidy toenails. An ability to put up a tent and clean a barbecue could also come in handy. And do you know how to tackle sunburn? From how to dress in the heat and horticultural tips to rescue your parched lawn or dying houseplants, to the important things such as keeping your beer and wine cool on a day trip — our experts explain how to be prepared for the summer.
Hazel Gardiner, florist and gardener
Flower food includes ingredients that regulate pH levels to aid water intake, sugar for nourishment