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.