October can be a bit hectic, what with clearing away for winter whilst preparing for the following spring by planting bulbs and seeds etc. A few things to keep us all on our toes during this busy month.

Leaves are starting to fall, it’s a good idea to clear them up regularly and add them to the compost.

Lift and divide perennials.

Add a fleece layer to fragile species to protect them from the frost.

Scarify, aerate and feed the lawn.

Sow early sweet peas.

Browse the catalogues for next years ideas.

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