What to Plant in Your November Garden

Ever shortening days, wet windy weather, and trees shedding leaves in drifts all take their toll on the November garden. Good gardening days are rare this month, which is all the more reason for taking full advantage when they occur – there’s always something to see and do in the garden! Plant tulips this month as the temperature is cool … Read More

Jobs for the October Garden

Autumn’s fallen leaves are precious and shouldn’t be wasted in a garden. Rake them up to make leaf mould to be used next autumn as a mulch and soil improver. If they aren’t too wet, use the mower to break them up, especially if you have a large garden. The leaves decompose faster if broken up and kept damp. Make … Read More

Autumn Foliage Ideas

Autumn colours in gardens, woodlands and parks are at their best now. The frosty nights and clear sunny days we often get at this time of year bring out the intensity of colour in leaves and shrubs. Winter hasn’t kicked in just yet and in a well-designed garden the warmth of autumn displays can be cherished for a few more … Read More