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October

The colder weather is approaching fast and the days are getting shorter with the clocks moving back at the end of the month. Continue cleaning up the borders and planting spring bulbs you will be rewarded with fantastic colourful displays early next year. Don't forget to feed the birds as food will be starting to get scarce now and also ensure that they have access to clean water.

October Garden

SHRUBS & TREES

Prune bush roses and climbing roses
Plant hedges
Move any shrubs and trees
Plant bareroot roses
Trim evergreen hedges

IN THE BORDERS

Keep weeding
Tidy borders
Dig in manure or organic material
Plant Daffodils, Tulips and spring bulbs
Plant spring bedding, Primulas, Wallflowers and Bellis
Divide Perennials
Plant new Perennials for next year
Lift Dahlias towards the end of the month in cold areas
Dig soil to expose any pests

IN THE VEG PATCH

Dig in manure or organic material
Finish harvesting Peas, Beans, Squashes and Pumpkins
Harvest green Tomatoes and ripen indoors
Plant Onion sets and Garlic
Plant Strawberries
Plant Rhubarb
Turn the compost
Divide large clumps of Rhubarb
Harvest any Fruit
Dig soil to expose any pests
Cover beds with black plastic

IN THE TUNNEL OR GREENHOUSE

Sow Sweet Peas for next year
Clean and disinfect tunnel or greenhouse
Move tender plants inside

CONTAINERS AND BASKETS

Plant spring bulbs in container
Plant Hyacinths for forcing for an indoor display
Plant winter containers for winter colour

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"Shorter cooler days make gardening weather dependant, plant winter flowering containers, clear up fallen leaves see our monthly gardening guide. "