Gardening club

Jobs to do in the garden this month

 

  • Check that structures are still securely in place, check greenhouse and polytunnels for damage and leaks.

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  • Harvest winter crops such as sprouts.

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  • Prune Apple trees

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  • Take hardwood cuttings

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  • Start to winter-prune wisteria, cutting back summer side-shoots to 2 or 3 buds.

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  • Prune climbing roses

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  • Prune Japanese Maples (Acers) and vines

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  • Leave the faded flower heads on your hydrangeas until spring.

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  • Tidy dead and rotting leaves from lawns

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  • You should have lifted and stored  dahlia tubers once their leaves are blackened by frost