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Jobs for November

Jobs for November

Nov 1, 2020 | Nursery Tips

  • Raise containers onto pot feet to prevent waterlogging. 
  • Clear up fallen leaves – especially from lawns, ponds and beds. 
  • Plant out winter bedding. 
  • Stop winter moth damage to fruit trees by using grease bands around the trunks. 
  • Now is the ideal time to plant fruit trees and fruit bushes. 
  • Put out bird food to encourage winter birds into the garden.  
  • Bring hose pipes, sprinklers and other watering equipment inside before they get damaged by frost. 
  • Protect newly planted and vulnerable plants from rabbits with tree guards or a chicken wire fence.
  • The stems of autumn-fruiting raspberries can now be pruned back to soil level. 
  • This is the best time of year to plant bare-rooted hedges. 

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