✿ Leave sunflower stalks on the ground
or cut and tie bamboo canes together to provide shelter for beneficial bugs during winter and hopefully they’ll help keep your garden pest-free come spring.
✿ It’s a good idea to keep hanging basket chains short
in the winter to prevent the basket being blown about in high winds.
✿ Want mint sauce for roast lamb this Christmas?
Then dig up mint roots now and put them in a window box for forcing in a warm kitchen.