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October Garden Maintenance Tips


Some garden maintenance tips for October

  • Start collecting fallen leaves for composting to leaf mould
  • Life and store tender perennials
  • Clean and tidy borders, shred and compost dead herbaceous or woody material
  • Lift and divide clump forming plants
  • Check and renew all stakes and ties on trees if necessary
  • Ensure that all ramblers and climbers are secure from whipping around in autumn winds
  • This is an ideal month for laying turf