October Garden tips

As the days now get colder and the clocks have changed making the working day shorter

  • Move tender plants into the green house or cold frame
  • Divide rhubarb crowns
  • Cut back perennials that have started to die back.
  • Bring half hard plants into greenhouse.
  • Lift Dahlia tubers, Begonia tubers and Gladiolus to store dry over the winter months.
  • Plant trees and shrubs.
  • Plant spring bedding plants and Clematis
  • Move trees and shrubs
  • Plant hedges.
  • Clear up fallen rose leaves
  • Tidying borders, mulch to insulate roots
  • Suppress weeds