Autumn is always a buys time in the garden, cleaning up the left-over
plants and vegetation from the summer, whilst preparing for the cold, winter
months. So here at Mone Bros DIY, we thought we would help you out by coming up
with some top tips to help you prepare your garden for winter – let the clear
Tidy the borders
Dig up annuals and add them to the compost heap and replace
them by replanting your beds with winter bedding such as pansies, wallflowers
and bellis daisies to give you a colourful display for spring.
Autumn gives you a great opportunity to move poorly placed
plants whilst the soil is still relatively warm before the cold weather freezes
Is your lawn looking in a bad way? Autumn is the perfect
time to rectify that.
Remove old grass clippings and moss using a spring tined
rake, then add it to the compost heap – if you have an excessive amount of
moss, then moss killer may be required first. In areas which are frequently
walked across such as paths, the soil can become compressed – improve this by
making deep holes with a garden fork every 10cm across the affected area.
Rather than throwing all your equipment in to the shed until
next year, send items such as a lawn mower for a service, so it is in top
condition for next year. Sharpen shears and secateurs, (either do it yourself
or send them away) and other items such as spades and forks could do with a
If you’re looking for any garden materials or landscaping
products for your garden this winter, don’t hesitate to give us a call here at
Mone Bros DIY on 0113 267 4386.