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Monthly Gardening Tips for November 2015

November is the ideal time to plant Tulips and it is not to late to Autumn sow sweet peas.

Catch all those fallen leaves in an easy to make leaf mould bin. 

Mulch for the winter to protect plants.

Shrubs with berries are invaluable to our birds over winter.


Plant of the month

Autumn bedding plants Cyclamen

This is a good time to plant out autumn and winter bedding. Cyclamen make a bold splash of colour and last well. To keep bedding looking good and flowering dead head regularly.

Tips on planting  successful winter bedding 

Grow your own vegetables


It is time to bring tender herbs inside where they be happy to overwinter on a sunny window sill or conservatory. It's handy to keep herbs inside as the weather gets cold and wet, they can be picked more easily. A window sill full of parsley, mint, basil and coriander is lovely to look at and to taste.   Hints and ideas on growing herbs.


pink hydrangea macrophylla  lovely fading blooms

 Hydrangea blooms are long lasting and look lovely as they fade. There are many different types of Hydrangea and they are easy to grow and are tolerant of partial shade. Lots of inspiration showing beautiful hydrangeas on the Hydrangea Pinterest Board

Grasses at their best

Grasses look so good over autumn and winter it is a good idea to delay cutting them back until the spring. When the winter frosts come grasses look spectacular  they really sparkle.  

Inspiring images of Grasses 


How to grow Climbing Plants  to create more interest and height in a border. Many climbing plants are easy to grow and why not try planting the ever popular Clematis on the page is a video about how to plant Clematis and lots of information on growing and pruning.
Lots of information about selecting and growing Flowering Plants   Shrubs and



Help from the Sunday Gardener on video



If you are looking for easy to grow Plants and shrubs  and veggies check out those withgreen wheel barrow means easy to grow   green wheelbarrow means easy to grow. Also recommended plants, shrubs, and veggies for growing are those with theGarden Merit Award  Award of Garden Merit

Gardening tips about growing all sorts of vegetables and inspiring images of vegetable growing in some of our best RHS and show gardens on Pinterest 

More than ever gardening is about being greener and helping wildlife. There are lots of ideas about wildlife friendly plants and plants for bees which are easy to grow and will ensure your garden  has a buzz. 

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