●●Continue planting bulbs and, in particular, tulips can now go into the ground. ●●Sow batches of hardy broad beans (pictured) and peas outdoors to yield early crops next year. ●●Remove suckers from the base of plants. ●●Pick off rotting fruit from trees and dispose to get rid of fungal spores that overwinter. ●●Bonfire Night is a great time to get rid of material that is unsuitable for composting, so chuck diseased leaves from fruit trees and roses on the fire. ●●Rake up fallen leaves and compost in bin bags pierced with a few holes – this will be excellent for your ericaceous plants.