Spring

 September 

Zone 2

To get the best from your wisteria apply potash on and lime now.

Look for caterpillars on eucalyptus and act now.

Scatter poppy seeds this month.

Now its spring it time put out dynamic lifter on garden beds around trees and on your lawns. 

Top up mulch. 

Seedlings to plant for September

Zone 2 to 5 

Ageratum, Carnation, Chrysanthemum, Dahlia, Dianthus, Impatiens, Lobelia, Nasturtium, Snapdragon, Sunflower and Vince

Tip of the month for September: Spring is the time to plant a new hedge or start a new veggie patch.

 October

Zone 2

Divide clumps of chives and plant out.

Strawberries need a good amount of potash this month.

Fertiliser garden beds with a slow release fertiliser.

Top up mulch.

 

Seedlings to plant this month:

Zone 2 to 5

 Ageratum, Arctotis, Aster, Begonia, Calendula, Candytuft, Carnation, Chrysanthemum, Cornflower, Dahlia, Delphinium,  Dianthus, Impatiens, Lobelia, Nasturtium and Snapdragon.

 

Tip of the month: Keep an eye out for aphids

 

November 

Zone 2 

Put complete rose food on roses.

Prune Plums, lilacs, forsythia, mock orange, viburnums, crab-apples, flowering peaches, and almonds after flowering.

Tidy hedges and use cuttings to start new plants.

Plant out your frost tender veggies now.

 

 Seedlings to plant this month:

Zone 2 to 5

Ageratum, Arctotis, Aster, Calendula, Candytuft, Dahlia, Delphinium, Dianthus, Impatiens and Verbena.

 Tip of the month: Its time to use your compost, spread all over your garden beds now.