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September Jobs

Find out what to do in your garden now.


Ornamental Garden:
  • Continue to deadhead.
  • Begin to clear leaves as necessary.
  • Keep borders clear of weeds.
  • Take cuttings of tender perennials.
  • Continue to deadhead bedding plants  
  • Plan for next year’s garden displays.
  • Collect seed from perennials / hardy annuals.
  • Start planting spring bulbs.
  • Lift and divide herbaceous perennials.
  • Start planting trees and shrubs towards the end of the month and move evergreen shrubs etc. while the soil is still warm.
  • Collect and get rid of any infected roses leaves.

Vegetable Garden:
  • Once the tassels on sweet corn has turned brown check whether the cobs are ready to harvest. When ripe the kernels contain a milky liquid.
  • Leave marrows, squashes, pumpkins etc. to ripen on the plant. Place fruit on a wooden board to prevent soiling.
  • Plant onions / shallots suitable for over wintering (on heavy wet soils spring planting may be preferable).
  • Continue harvesting fruit.
  • Harvest main crop potatoes.
  • Sow winter greens such as land cress, mustard spinach, corn salad and hardy lettuce cultivars.

Written by: Alex Bell, www.alexbellgardendesign.co.uk

Everything you need for September gardening

Here at The Garden Superstore we stock the very same gardening products used by professional gardeners and growers, but in smaller quantities ready for you to order online today and start using tomorrow.

We've rounded up the popular products other gardeners are now using for their September gardening jobs.
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