●● Start to pick Brussels sprouts and sprouting broccoli. ●● Continue to plant garlic, to give it a head start for next year. ●● Remove dead growth from ponds, as aquatic plants die back now anyway. ●● Prune asparagus, cutting the stems off at ground level to make way for next year’s crop. ●● If fairy rings have appeared on your lawn, remove the fungus, spike, water and feed any dead areas of grass that they cause. ●● Sow sweet peas in pots in the greenhouse, to give you early flowers next year. ●● Wipe shading paint off the greenhouse windows to allow as much light in as possible. ●● Fill any gaps with perennials, while the soil is still soft enough to dig. ●● Give beds a good weed, to give you a head start and prevent so many bursting into life next spring. ●● If chrysanthemums have finished flowering, dry them off, cut them back and keep them in a frost-free place indoors, ready for spring planting.