Autumn signals the slow descent into slumber for another year - but not before the fireworks of the late flowering perennials, exotics and bulbs, the harvest of the last of the beautiful summer veg and finally the firework bank of the tree's as they turn there annual colours of orange, reds and yellows. Its time to switch up the usual gardening to get on with some bigger jobs and also dust off the longer trousers, thermals and the rain coat as moisture levels increase and the temperatures go down. Autumn is always a time for both reflection and planning as the previous growing season and next collide in the Head Gardeners mind - so join Lucy and Saul every week as they bring you more tales from their gardening lives!
Never mind Autumn - Winter is here! (And apologies, because it's Lucy's fault - and NOT Tomasz Schafernaker's - if you're experiencing dank, mild conditions this week.) With the drop in temperatures comes a switching of seasons, so Saul and Lucy look this week at what can be achieved in their gardens. Actually, it's quite a lot! So, whether you want to thwart weeds, knock pests on the head, renovate your compost heap, check in on your pelargoniums, cut back your tender plants, or sit by the fireside with a tempting seed catalogue, there's still plenty to be completed on the plot. And if you do stumble across an impressively long iris rhizome, you know who to tell...
Intro and Outro music from https://filmmusic.io
"Fireflies and Stardust" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4