It’s time for:
Tidying up dead leaves,weeding
Mulching,Adding organic soil,Raking
Pruning dead branches: read more about pruning roses and fuchsias here.
Shaping plants and shrubs: Lavender,Hydrangea,Wisteria,Honeysuckle
Planting summer flowering bulbs such as Dahlias, Begonias and Alliums.
Put some organic soil and grit/crushed eggshels at the bottom of the planting hole.
Planting perennials : you can read about easy-care, shade-loving perennials here.
Dividing snowdrops after flowering
Protecting plants from overnight frost:
Big plants and shrubs – use fleece
Small plants, flowers – use upside down flower pots and jars
Let’s get to work! Happy gardening 🙂