Posted at 16th October 2014 in News by JHPS Gardens

The dark nights and mornings have been creeping up on us this autumn and we are quickly running out of daylight. Even so, your garden still needs tending to and you can definitely carry out a number of autumn jobs so that you are ready for the spring. Here are some tasks that you can do his month to make your life easier this upcoming spring:

It’s just about time to start to prepare your soil properly for next year, so start digging in compost manure and as much organic matter as you can so that the soil can absorb all of the goodness and nutrients ready to help your plants to thrive in the spring. It’s a good idea to start as early as you can in your preparation for next year – especially if your spoil is heavy clay.

In addition you may want to scarify ad aerate your lawn in order to prevent problems like moss and water logging. It’s important that you remove the grass clippings, roots and other organic matter which have collected over the months, forming thatch in your lawn. By applying an autumn fertilizer now you can get your lawn looking great for the winter.

Just by completing these simple tasks, it will make spring gardening much easier and get your garden looking great now! If you would like some help or advice on getting your garden looking fantastic give us a call!