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Published 1 October 2018
As the season shifts and the weather begins to cool, it’s time to start preparing for the annual lawn clear up and next year’s garden backdrop. Keep reading for an insight into October’s quick garden tips!
Collecting seeds from your existing trees, bulbous plants, shrubs and more is a fantastic way to recreate your beautiful garden aesthetics next year. However, each seed has its own cycle of life, which means you need to be quick and careful to harvest at exactly the right time.
Below are just a few tips on keeping your seeds:
When it comes to salvaging greenery, location is everything - for more tender plants, you’ll need to be on full alert this autumn to relocate to a conservatory for warmth.
A drop in temperature in your area is a good indicator of when it’s time to move your plants, most likely when it begins hitting the 12-15ºC mark consistently. For help on relocating, take a look at the tips below:
Or just clearing the space entirely! October is the perfect time to get rid of any fallen leaves and light debris that has started to pile up on the lawn. Regular maintenance can help to reduce the amount of time spent in the cooling weather when the season sneaks in. Depending on the size of your garden, you have the option to rake your lawn, collecting everything into a neat pile to pop in the waste bin later.
In terms of efficiency though, this can be tough on the arms and time-consuming, the simplest option is to invest in a handy tool that does the job for you; the beloved garden blow vac.
This powerful machine often features blow, vacuum and shred functions, perfect for creating mulch and giving something back to your garden. With this, you can remove light fallen debris from your lawn with absolute ease, either in a pile for waste or vacuum into the blower itself to empty later on. Ideally, you’ll also want to look for your vacuum to have an integrated shoulder strap, so you can reach every corner effortlessly. This method delivers ultimate convenience, efficiency and a clear, green space ready for autumn.
Why not have a look at our range of garden blow vacs.