December Gardening Tips

10 Jobs to do this month Check your winter protection structures are still securely in place. Check that greenhouse heaters are working Insulate outdoor taps and prevent ponds from freezing Prune open-grown apples and pears (but not those trained against … Continue reading


Autumn is a good time to start thinking about landscaping projects you might like to do over the winter ready to enjoy next spring. Top jobs for November Keep lawns trimmed but not as short as in the summer Plant … Continue reading


Autumn is a busy gardening season – winter and spring preparation starts now! Ten jobs to do this month Divide established perennials to create new plants Cut back perennials that have died down Move tender plants, including aquatic ones, into … Continue reading


Top jobs for September ivide herbaceous perennials Collect and sow seed from perennials and hardy annuals Clean out greenhouses so that they are ready for use in the autumn Start to reduce watering of houseplants as light levels drop Order spring … Continue reading