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Around the garden job checklist - week 47

17 - 23 November 2014

It's time to...

  • Wash and disinfect bird feeders and tables
  • Collect fallen leaves and add to a leaf bin to compost down
  • Spread fresh gravel or grit around alpine plants
  • Shred prunings and add to your compost heap
  • Collect and empty hoses and sprinklers to store in the shed over winter
  • Build log piles to provide winter hibernation sites for insects and small animals
  • Check tree ties and loosen any that are too tight
  • Wrap insulation around outdoor taps and water pipes
  • Order bare-rooted hedging for winter planting
  • Repair fences and trellis now they are becoming free of foliage

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