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Flowers checklist

1 - 7 December 2014

It's time to...

  • Prune wisteria sideshoots to 10-15cm from their base, and tie in leading shoots to create a framework
  • Rake up fallen leaves that could be sheltering slugs
  • Cut down dead perennials
  • Plant bareroot trees and deciduous hedges such as beech and privet
  • Trim autumn-flowering heathers
  • Collect fallen rose leaves that could carry diseases over to next season
  • Plant new roses
  • Transplant shrubs or small trees
  • Finish planting tulip bulbs
  • Hang bird feeders over rose beds to attract birds to pick off overwintering pests

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