In late autumn there are still so many things that need to be done in the garden, with ground to prepare and new shrubs, roses and hedging to plant. Tide up the garden by removing old crops and prepare the garden for the next plans.
This is the ideal time to start thinking and preparing a new plot for your next year vegetable. Dig over the site deeply while adding large quantities of well-rotted compost or manure. Grass can be dug in, turning it upside down in the base of a trench then covering it with soil to prevent re-growth. Plots that have been dug early can be left rough so that the frost and winter weather helps break down large lumps and birds can forage for soil pests.Read More »