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Flower garden job checklist

10 - 16 November 2014

It's time to...

  • Plant heathers and trailing ivy in pots for winter colour
  • Cut down faded stems on rudbeckia and Shasta daisies, to just above soil level
  • Finish planting tulips as soon as possible
  • Clear golden hop, sweet peas and annual climbers from supports
  • Check variegated shrubs for plain green shoots and prune them away
  • Plant out wallflowers, forget-me-nots, pansies and other spring bedding
  • Fork over vacant areas of soil
  • Deadhead pansies regularly to keep the flowers coming
  • Plant lily-of-the-valley
  • Order hedging for winter planting

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