It’s time for a clean sweep
Clean barbecues, garden furniture and non-frostresistant pots and store them for winter.
Finish repotting winterflowering arum lilies (Zantedeschia aethiopica).
Check ties of climbers and replace as necessary where the shoots are rubbing against supports.
Mulch over areas that haven’t been done and replenish those areas that have dispersed.
Cut back dead or diseased branches of plum and cherry trees after picking. Paint saw cuts with wound paint.
Clean water butts to prevent contamination of the water and blocked taps.
Plant garlic outdoors in warm areas.
After sowing a new lawn, keep off young grass as much as possible until spring.
Sow seeds of pelargoniums in a frost-free greenhouse or conservatory.