- New lawns can be sown or turf laid.
- Worn areas can be resown.
- Set the blades of the mower to a medium height.
- Spring flowering bulbs are now in stock. Buy early for the best choice, chose large bulbs for better flowers.
- Plant Daffodil and Narcissi bulbs.
- Pot up bulbs for indoor flowering.
- Dead head perennials. If desired cut down dead stems or leave over winter for an architectural look.
- Dead head roses and tie in new shoots on climbers.
- Divide and transplant rock plants if they are spreading too far.
- Begin autumn planting of shrubs, trees and hardy plants.
- Water Dahlias when necessary and support.
- Plant out Carnations and Pinks and pinch out growing tips.
- Mulch beds to retain moisture, prevent weeds and protect plant roots
- Plant evergreens to fill gaps in your borders
- Plant roses, trees, climbers & shrubs
- Plant violas, cyclamen and pansies for beautiful colour
- Asters and chrysanthemums provide great autumn colour
- Plant grasses now to give great height, texture and movement to your garden
- Add colour with berry bearing shrubs such as pyracantha and contoneaster
- Autumn containers are a great way to add colour to your garden. Use a loam based compost such as John Innes to retail moisture and nutrients, but prevent water logging
- Harvest Onions and Shallots and allow them to dry naturally.
- Pick French Beans and Runner Beans.
- Lift main crop Potatoes.
- Plant fruit trees and bushes
- Pick Apples and Pears.
- Watch out for Peach leaf curl, burn any diseased leaves and treat the tree with copper fungicide.
- Grow an indoor herb garden with chives, rosemary, sage, thyme, oregano, parsley and mint for herbs all year
- Support birds with food such as seed mix, fat balls and mealworm