Winter is fast approaching us and there’s not much left to do in the garden but Blue Iris doesn’t fail to provide you with help, here are some top pieces of late autumn advice for the next few weeks. If you haven’t done so already, now is as good a time as any to carry out those last minute tasks in order to protect your garden in preparation for the winter:
Top Tips for November
- Insulate your outdoor containers and plant pots which contain tender plants to protect them from the cold. There are many ways to do this but the cheapest and easiest is probably just to cover them with bubble wrap. Simple!
- Dispose of leaves and other foliage that has been collected by having a seasonal bonfire. This is a fun way to dispose of the waste that is unfit for use on your compost heap.
- Get pot feet for your plant pots, it will prevent waterlogging and help your plants to withstand the harsh weather this season.
Clematis cirrhosa var. balearica “Fern-leaved clematis” – These Clematis are deciduous or evergreen climbers which flower in the spring and then again in the winter, showing yellow flowers with purple spots. So, keep an eye out for these this autumn and watch them bloom and brighten up your gardens as we move into the winter period.