Gardening jobs for November

by | Nov 1, 2021 | Uncategorized

  • Protect tree trunks with rabbit guard or chicken wire to stop rabbits nibbling the bark.
  • Lay new turf as long as the ground is not waterlogged or frozen
  • Clean pots and trays with warm soapy water to stop infection carrying over.
  • Net brassicas such as kale and brussel sprouts to prevent pigeon damage
  • Sow early broad beans such as Aquadulce
  • Bring citrus indoors to a cool well lit room, reduce watering and feed with a winter citrus feed.
  • Protect tender perennials in a frost free greenhouse or similar.
  • Plant shrubs with berries to provide winter sustenance for birds.
  • Clean out bird boxes.
  • Check tree supports to see that they are secure and that the ties are not biting into the bark.
  • Leave ivy untrimmed so that it produces berries for bird,
  • Sow nuts such as cobnuts, acorns and horse chestnuts as they need a cold period of two to three months to germinate.