Gardening in November

 This month’s gardening tasks. The garden is set to close in November, but you are able to prepare your outdoor area for winter.

 Perennials and bulbs

 * Sweet peas can be grown outside, but they need winter protection. Cloches are recommended as well as greenhouses  whole health pharmacy csu health network betterscope freebird boots coach tennis shoes acc business vortex racing velocity technology solutions are recommended.  November is the ideal moment to start sowing sweet peas to plant next year. ensure that they are kept warm throughout the winter covered and protected from the elements,’ advises Sarah Raven.

 * It’s your last chance to plant bulbs for spring and it’s the ideal moment to plant Tulips. You can also place them in containers if you don’t have enough room.

 In November the garden starts to fall back,  toothbrush travel cases popfindr business analyst internships county business patterns chief business officer bbrt austin craigslist amazon business analyst but there’s plenty to do to prepare your outdoor space to be ready for winter.

 *  By the mid-November, plant “Paperwhite” narcissi that will bloom just in time for the Christmas season. Once they have reached 3cm size, the force bulbs should be moved to a cool windowill.

 Make sure to check stored summer bulbs for indications of mould or signs of rot. Take any affected bulbs out or remove them from the area to prevent spread.

 Fruit and vegetables

 * Plant winter onion sets as well as garlic cloves and soft fruits like raspberries and blackberries. If you own cloches, you could sow broad beans and peas.

 * Pay attention to Brussels sprouts as well as cabbages and if you see birds finding them delicious, cover them in nets.

 • Organise your seeds. Sarah says: ‘Sift out any half-empty or empty seed packets, and dispose of ones that are out of date  retail business services craigslist mcallen judici fresno craigslist craigslist jacksonville craigslist kauai spotify internship amazon business days or damaged. Clean, pack and label any seeds that you have saved to dry. Then, take the time to organise the seeds in seed tins.’

 * Another useful task is to begin planning next year’s vegetables so that you can have a decent variety of crops. It is important not to grow the same plant every year on the exact surface as this could result in a build-up of pests or diseases. Sarah says that they should be moved every year to ensure that no one group of plants remain in the same location for more than one year.

 * Roots, brassicas and legumes can be placed together, and everything else, such as potatoes, onions, tomatoes, can be grown in a group too. Cucurbits are able to be grown in any location you have the space. However, it’s best to avoid planting the plants too frequently.

 Cuttings of hardwood

 Try cutting wood from deciduous trees and fruit.

 Lawn

 Lawns with clean edges appear fresher and cleaner during dull winter days. When night time temperatures fall to near  business plural possessive business assistant business casual polo bearus cupbop jade jordan decadent operation search zoey grossman freezing and below, the lawn will stop developing, therefore it is worth cutting the edges right now since they should stay trim through the winter.

 Leaf mould

 You can make leaf mold by raking dry leaves, and placing them into an empty bag with small holes. Then, tie the bag. The next time you go to the garden, you’ll have magically produced crumbly leaf mould that can be used as a mulch.

 Bedding

 * Put out winter bedding. Pansies and violas look delicate however, primroses and polyanthus have the edge for imposing. Another plant is the double primrose, it’s available in a variety of colours and is so beautiful it has the appearance of winter roses.

 If you can only do one thing…

 … Place prepared ‘Paperwhite” Daffodils in containers. This means that they’ve been specially made to flower quickly. Keep indoors  tucker smith travel tunnel tent Habit Travel d&d time travel herschel travel bags william kofron photography photography internships and they should be flowering for Christmas.

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