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Get ahead of the work by starting the autumn clean up now.

Jobs for Early Autumn

  • Start planting spring bulbs and early summer bulbs such as Alliums - these will look great next year at a fraction of ready grown prices. You'll get the choice of the new stock from mid September.
  • Keep dead-heading roses for continued flowers but start pruning some of the other shrubs that need controlling now.
  • In the fruit garden pick late fruiting varieties and start pruning back other varieties.
  • Cover ponds with netting to catch the first leaf fall.
  • Start 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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