In June we should have plenty of sunshine, and no frost. (It says here). So plant out your runner beans and tomatoes, your maincrop peas and carrots...but be ready with a watering can, in case it is dry, and a hoe, in case it rains, and the weeds flourish.

At least we have had reasonable weather while the blossom is on the fruit trees: with luck, a very good year for apples, pears, and plums. More…

Jon Gunson, Transition Town Lewes.