The Mains of Drum

Tasks for September

BEDDING

Plant up containers for autumn interest, using small Conifers, Heathers, Heucheras, bedding plants and other colourful evergreen plants. Some dwarf bulbs add interest for next spring.

BULBS

Plant spring bulbs, including Crocuses, Daffodils, Hyacinths, Bluebells and Snake's-head fritillaries in pots and borders.

GROW YOUR OWN

Dig up potatoes before slug damage spoils them. Store in a cool dark place.

HOUSEPLANTS

Start to reduce the frequency of watering your houseplants and stop feeding them.

GROW YOUR OWN

Pick apples and pears, store the undamaged ones for later use in a cool dark place and enjoy eating the rest.

LAWN

New lawns can be sown from seed or turf laid. Make sure you prepare the ground well before hand.

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