●● Plant springflowering hardy annuals and biennials as soon as possible. ●● Plant new evergreens. ●● Continue to plant spring-flowering bulbs in borders and in containers. ●● Net the pond to protect it from autumn leaves. ●● Start to prepare the garden for winter, cleaning garden furniture before putting it away. ●● Put insulation in the greenhouse to conserve heat. ●● Collect seedheads now before they are shed and lost. ●● Clean up gladiolus corms before storing them. ●● Take in pots of amaryllis, crinums and nerines to protect them from waterlogging and frost. ●● Clear the ground for new beds, digging and leaving soil rough for the frost to break it down.