jobs for october

 

Trees, shrubs and flowers

Time to clear out the greenhouse of tomatoes, peppers, chillies and any other crops grown over the summer.  Clean and disinfect your greenhouse before putting any tender plants in to over winter. 
Take out any old summer bedding from pots and replace with bulbs and winter bedding. 
Prune roses on exposed sites to prevent wind rocking the roots.
Start clearing borders of any annual bedding and cutting back perennial plants.

vegetables, fruit and herbs

Plant garlic,

Continue harvesting root crops 

Good time to lift and divide Rhubarb

 

 

Photos from Jan and John lewer’s garden August 2020

Photos from martin and marie dear’s garden.

AS WE ARE UNABLE TO HOLD THE SPRING SHOW THIS YEAR BECAUSE OF COVID19.  WE HAVE ASKED MEMBERS TO SEND IN THEIR PICTURES OF THE MEMBERS COMPETITION.  GARDEN CLUB MEMBERS WERE GIVEN 5 TULIP BULBS TO PLANT IN ANY SIZE POT AND ENTER THEM IN THE SHOW  – THANK TO ALL OF YOU WHO HAVE SENT IN THEIR PHOTOS.     

Brenda Calcraft’s tulips                      Barbara Heaton’s tulips     Scantlebury’s, lost bulbs to rot       John and Jan Lewer’s tulips

                                                                                                               

Roy Calcraft                                            Andi Wiltshire                                        Jan and John Lewer

 

Diana Cooper                                                           Monica Smith                                                Jane Smith

 

Phil Lewenz                                                                Karen Pinder                                                             Doreen Perrott

Tony and Edith Butler’s tulips                                  Tony and Edith Butler

Pat Jenkins

Brenda Calcraft – another lovely       Trilliums growing in Doreens   Marie Dear – Iris was to be entered in show

              pot of tulips                                                   Garden

Marie Dear – Camellia                                             Marie Dear Primula

Clivia grown by Brenda Calcraft – a plant she bought at the autumn show

Aubretia on steps in Jane Smith’s garden