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Flower garden job checklist

13 - 19 October 2014

It's time to...

  • Plant out spring bedding, including pansies, wallflowers and forget-me-nots
  • Pot up tender perennials from summer displays to bring under cover for winter protection
  • Prune rambling and climbing roses
  • Rake autumn leaves from lawns and pick out from around border plants
  • Cut down annuals, add the material to the compost heap and fork over the beds
  • Lay new lawns from turf
  • Start to plant tulips in pots and borders
  • Pile bark mulch over the crowns of hardy fuchsias to provide extra protection

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