Collect ripe berries and fruits from shrubs, clean to remove seed and sow in pots to raise new plants. Sweep up and collect leaves to keep the garden tidy and remove overwintering sites for slugs. Spread compost or manure over borders that need to be dig. Clean and store flower pots and seed trays. Wash cloches and cold frames inside and out. Collect, clean and store canes and plant supports in a dry shed.
Clean garden furniture and bring it into a sheltered place to keep it away from bad weather that will come, preventing its degradation. Move all the pots that are not frost-proof like the ceramic ones into a greenhouse over the winter.
Cover cold frames with old carpets or extra insulation on cold nights. Continue planting trees, roses, conifers and hedging. Move all the tender plants to a sheltered site for the winter. The ones that are growing in containers can be moved to a cold greenhouse or provided with frost-free conditions if necessary.