What to plant in May: best flowers, herbs and vegetables to grow

There is lots of choice for what to plant in May, and with summer just around the corner it gives us all the extra incentive to get out into the fresh air and busy planting.

May is an exciting and busy time in any garden. You can start to plant out summer bedding, harden off half-hardy plants, take cuttings and prune as well as keep on top of weeding.