According to a gardening expert September is the ‘perfect time’ to repair your lawn and get it ready for winter.
According to a gardening expert, September is the “perfect time” for Britons to fix their lawns “in preparation for winter.” This month, according to the garden guru, lawns require “some TLC.”
September is a crucial month in the gardening calendar, especially when it comes to getting your garden ready for the colder months ahead. This month, though, is an excellent time to add some color to your borders. Plants added now will provide color, movement, and texture throughout the autumn season.
September is also the “perfect time” to restore your lawn, according to a horticultural expert for Homebase UK.
The expert outlined all the jobs you can undertake in your garden now in a YouTube video for Homebaseuk.
“September is a busy month in the garden,” they remarked.
“Now is a great time to give your lawns some TLC, and there are plenty of things you can do to keep your borders looking lovely.
“Now is an excellent time to organize your winter storage, and a little forethought now will help you get the most out of your garden next year.
“Prepare your lawn for the winter months by repairing and maintaining it, or start from over with a new grass.
“Use late summer blossoms like Michaelmas daisies and verbena plants in purple and pink tones to add color to your borders.
“Ornamental grasses add delicate movement and texture to your borders.
“Through the autumn, add echinacea and rudbeckia for added interest.
“Collect seeds or cuttings from healthy plants for next year’s planting.”
If you enjoy seeing your garden blossom in the spring, now is the time to get your spring bulbs planted.
“Now is the time to plant spring flowering bulbs so you can enjoy them next year,” the garden expert advised.
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By the end of September, daffodils, crocuses, and hyacinths can all be planted.
In September and October, hardy summer-flowering bulbs such as lilies, alliums, and crocosmia can be planted.
Tulips, on the other hand, are best planted in November.
“If you have a pond, cover it with a net before the autumn leaves start to fall,” the Homebase gardening expert advised.
“Use bird-proof netting to cover green vegetable crops.
“Build a new shed in your garden to store your summer pots and furniture for the winter, or add shelving to an existing shed to store your summer pots and furniture.”
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