Planting bulbs and prepping the patio
A sure tell-tale sign that Autumn is in full swing must be when Halloween arrives. The children in our village are getting very excited, and houses are decorated with giant cobwebs and spiders.
Also, this time of year, fewer birds are frequenting our garden. However, the re-appearance of our local woodpeckers is very welcome.
What we’ve been up to this monthIn the garden and on the website
With the changing of the seasons well underway, things are quieter in the garden now, although there were still a lot of tasks to do for October.
I’ve continued to clear some of our courtyard patio pots of all our tomato plants and bedding plants, although if they are still flowering, I’ve left them alone. I’m reluctant to get rid of them if they are still making an effort to give us a splash of colour.
Also, in early October, I purchased lots of bulbs from J. Parker’s. We’ve used them before; they have a huge selection of bulbs and are reliable. As an added bonus, I got a discount as a Gardeners World magazine subscriber.
It’s time to start planting. Did you catch our post on Our spring bulb purchases?
Achievements for OctoberLet’s keep ticking those boxes
Lessons learnt & mistakes madeYou live and learn
Our plans for the coming monthWhat’s on your to-do list?
12 perfect gardening gifts
October 2023, Our Garden for You monthly roundup
Preparing our garden for Autumn
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