Gardening in November
Pruning and Coaching
A very good month for planting or transferring roses, too. Minimize them properly again to cease wind-rock and to encourage sturdy new development subsequent yr.
Repair some wire hoops round multi-stemmed conifers in snowy areas to cease sudden heavy falls spraining the stems underneath the burden of snow.
The place ailments are an issue on roses, acquire up all of the fallen leaves you could find and burn them. Decide off any remaining few on the crops too.
Get your tulips on this month. Can anybody have too many tulips? No, as long as you do not need them indiscriminately in all places. However the place you do
have them, be beneficiant: have heaps. Plant them 6-7 inches deep and they’ll go on for years.
Pot up a number of primroses or polyanthus from the backyard, and watch them flower early indoors.
Pots or containers of evergreens which might be to face out by means of the winter can usefully have a layer of bubble wrap tied round them, for the sake of each roots and pot. Stand them someplace a little bit sheltered to maintain them hotter and dryer. Containers of frosted annuals ought to be emptied and saved someplace dry. Bear in mind ‘frost-proof solely means the clay won’t flake or rupture, however it will probably nonetheless burst open underneath the stress of a frozen rootball.
Make sure that alpines and cushion crops are freed from fallen leaves which may trigger molds, bald patches, and even loss of life, particularly in chilly moist climate.
Tender perennials will profit from a overlaying of some type, to maintain the worst of the winter chilly from the crown and roots. Something will do, from bracken and ferns to leylandii prunings, to sand or perhaps a cloche.
Time to plant garlic. Simply push the cloves into the earth individually, 7in aside.
You probably have heavy soil or clay soil, dig the bottom (when it’s as dry as attainable) and go away it tough, so the frost can break is down and make it friable for the following season. – Greenfingers.com