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WHAT TO DO THIS MONTH

Welcome to your monthly guide to gardening! It's always time to be cutting, planting scraping, digging, feeding, growing, pruning or planning something and this guide aims to help you organise your time to get the best results.

NOVEMBER

It’s muddy boots time!  While I am on my high horse, I find it much easier to wear leather boots in the garden, not Wellingtons.  Mud sticks to rubber, it falls off leather. Leather is warmer, though I do have a friend who makes welly warmers, and altogether at my age easier to get on and off! Whatever you have on your feet, November is the muddy month…

 

NOVEMBER: SOWING AND PLANTING

Yes, you can sow in November!  There is still time for winter lettuce, radish, carrots (though you wait ages for them to come out, so keep them as warm as possible) an

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NOVEMBER: PLANTING TREES

It’s time to plant bare root trees and shrubs. You need to dig a big hole, about two to three times bigger than the root, and as wide. Half fill with really good comp

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NOVEMBER: FIRMING UP

As November is the time when we’re most likely to be walking all over the soil, digging and clearing beds of the last of their crops and making them ready for next year

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NOVEMBER: GREENHOUSES AND STORE SHEDS

It’s a great time to clean, tidy and sharpen... Disinfect the greenhouse, get all the moss from between the glass, clean the gutters and while you’re at it, and

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NOVEMBER

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