Top Tips for September
Divide herbaceous perennials.
Collect and sow seed from perennials and hardy annuals.
Net ponds before leaf fall gets underway.
Start to reduce the frequency of houseplant watering.
Clean out cold frames and greenhouses so that they are
ready for use in the autumn.
Cover leafy vegetable crops with bird-proof netting.
Plant spring flowering bulbs.
Keep up with watering of new plants, using rain or grey water
Dig up remaining potatoes before slug damage spoils them.
Plan your vegetable crop rotations for the common season.
Keep putting out food and water for hungry birds.
Make a polythene shelter for outdoor peaches and nectarines to protect against peach leaf curl.