Time to plant some fruit, harvest winter leeks, sow hardy peas, give Brussels some support and start digging for winter.....
Some gardens still look good but it’s time to tidy up and decide which plants to leave standing over winter.
Autumn clean the veg patch - Prepare soil, clear weeds, finish harvesting and have a tidy up
Protect alpines from winter wet, lift dahlia tubers, dig over your borders and cut back your roses to reduce wind damage.
Help your tender perennials to survive the winter, plant sweet williams and wallflowers, sow sweet peas and prune buddleias.
Sow broad beans, harvest raspberries, dry and store pumpkins and squash, finish picking grapes and cover peach trees.
It’s time to give the greenhouse a clean and put up insulation before the cold weather arrives, wash and disinfect everything, pull up and compost runner beans, remove mummified fruit, watch out for pear rust, cut down asparagus fronds, cover bare ground and leave chillies to turn red.
This week plant cyclamen corms, cut down lilies and prepare ground for new shrubs
Now’s the ideal time to take hardwood cuttings to increase your stock of currants, gooseberries & figs, earth up potatoes, finish harvesting veg on the plot, cover crops with cloches and pick up rotten fruit.
Garden News regular CAROL KLEIN looks at the beauty of Michaelmas daisies
This week it’s time to get your hedges neat and tidy for winter, lift cannas and net ponds to keep out leaves
It’s time to plan your bulb displays for next spring, clear pond weeds and spend the Bank Holiday in the garden
Keep borders looking their best, feed containers, prune conifer hedges and take fuchsia cuttings
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Yalding’s famous organic garden in Kent has re-opened under new ownership with a new-look café and farm shop.