Prepare your garden for Winter! With the cold season fast approaching it's a great time to be preparing your garden for those long winter months and our team have put together a quick guide to help in your green room this month!
Now is an ideal time to cut back perennials that have died down now that flowering has finished, it will help to improve their appearance and flowering
Use fleece to protect tender plants or move them into a green house or conservatory to prepare for the cold weather to come. Prune climbing and rambling roses then tie in the stems to prevent damage.
November is a perfect month to plant garlic cloves. Don’t forget to feed them with potash in February or March
Raise up your containers on pot feed or pebbles to prevent frost damage.
This is the last chance to mow your lawn so, if the ground is dry enough, give your lawn a last cut. We’d recommend an autumn lawn feed or bonemeal. It’s also a good time to lay new turf and mend any patches in your lawn, for example pet damages.
Welcome wildlife into the garden by providing food, water and shelter during the cold winter months to encourage birds into the garden.
If your garden is looking a bit dull and lacks structure, brighten it up with evergreen shrubs and add winter bedding to pots and borders. You can’t beat planted containers for brightening up gardens and patios in winter.