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Its all go in the garden - get clearing up before the winter hits us.

Jobs for Autumn

  • Plant spring bulbs and early summer bulbs such as Alliums - these will look great next year at a fraction of ready grown prices. There's still plenty of time.
  • Keep dead-heading roses for continued flowers and formation prune trees and shrubs. There are some great books available to help you or call in an expert tree surgeon. Don't forget you may need permission for tree work from the local tree officer.
  • In the fruit garden pick late fruiting varieties and start pruning back other varieties.
  • Start planting bare root trees as soon as they become available.
  • Cover ponds with netting to catch leaf fall.
  • Finish autumn lawncare such as aeration and top dressing
  • Get quotes for winter treework now - you can get details of recommended tree surgeons from Shoot

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By Andrew Fisher Tomlin

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