DON’T FOR­GET

Gardeners' World - - Around The Garden -

Move containers with vul­ner­a­ble plants out of the frost and wind to more shel­tered spots

Dig up and di­vide con­gested clumps of herba­ceous peren­ni­als into smaller, health­ier new plants

Cover ponds with net­ting be­fore leaf fall to pre­vent al­gal growth in spring

Soak newly planted and drought stressed plants now that the soil is cooler and damper and able to ab­sorb wa­ter bet­ter

Or­der new trees, shrubs and larger plants ready for plant­ing next month

Keep on top of gar­den hygeine by throw­ing away in­fected leaves

In­vest in or build a com­post bin ready for the au­tumn prun­ings

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