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Around the garden job checklist

29 - 4 September 2016

It's time to...

  • Lay new turf and re-sow bare patches of lawn
  • Pot up colchicums into decorative containers for bringing into the house
  • Put up bug boxes to provide places for beneficial insects to hibernate
  • Cut attractive seed heads for indoor arrangements
  • Spread netting over ponds or water features to stop autumn leaves falling in
  • Buy spring bulbs for autumn planting
  • Order bare rooted roses, shrubs, fruit trees and hedging to plant over the coming months
  • Brush away fungi and mushrooms growing on lawns
  • Build a leaf bin out of posts and chicken wire to collect autumn leaves into
  • Rake moss and thatch from lawns

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