Gardening Jobs for September

by | Aug 31, 2020 | Uncategorized

  • Plant new perennials towards the end of the month.
  • Begin autumn lawn care by scarifying, spiking and top dressing. Reseed bare patches
  • Plant Spring flowering bulbs such as Narcissus,Crocus,Scillas and Hyacinths.
  • Take semi ripe cuttings of tender plants and grow on a sunny windowsill.
  • Water greenhouse lants in the morning not in the evening.
  • Continue to deadhead , feed and water Containers and hanging baskets.
  • Buy and sow leafy winter greens such as mizuna, pak choi,mustard leaf and lamb’s lettuce.
  • Continue to protect plants from cabbage caterpillar with a covering of fine mesh held away from the foliage.
  • Dry herbs such as Bay, oregano and thyme for use during autumn and winter.
  • Install water butts to collect rainwater. This is particularly good for ericaceous plants such as Camellias and Rhododendrons.
  • It is a good time to carry out ay pond care now.
  • Make bug hotels from a pile of logs, twigs or hollow plant stems.
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