Flowers

Lift annuals

Set spring flowering annuals

Complete planting of bulbs

Cut down herbaceous perennials as flowering finishes and lift and divide as needed

Plant new herbaceous plants

Fruit

Continue picking and storing apples and pears

Tie in cane fruits and remove old canes

Set out new strawberry plants an new cane fruits

Vegetables

Lift and store last potatoes

Cut and store remaining marrows and remove plants

Bend over cauliflower leaves to protect flower from frost

Tree, shrubs and climbers

Final clipping for hedges

Prepare sites for new trees

Dead head roses

Under glass

Bring in pots of tender plants

Reduce watering and keep an eye on temperatures

In general

Final lawn mowing

Correct bumps and hollows in lawn

Lay new turfs

Clear up leaves

Weed garden

October