Your Garden in October

This October there is plenty to do in your garden from planting bulbs to raking leaves. Much like the previous month, it’s all about preparing for the upcoming spring and the next harvest. Planning is crucial as what you plant now is how your garden will look next year.

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Your garden in February

Trimming and pruning is a key focus this month, trim back ivy and creepers if they have outgrown their space before birds start nesting in them. Prune winter-flowering shrubs that have finished flowering such as mahonia, heathers and winter jasmine. You can now cut back deciduous grasses leftover Winter ready for fresh growth to start as the weather warms up.