What to do in your garden during September

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What to plant and sow in the garden in September

What to do in the garden in September

Annuals to plant and sow in September

General garden maintenance to do in September

Sow summer-flowering annuals like:

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Mow the lawn if necessary.

Mulch the garden beds.

Start planning the summer garden now. 

Remember to dead head annuals and bedding plants regularly and feed every 2 weeks or so with a diluted liquid fertilizer.

Pull up spent winter annuals and vegetables and prepare soil for new planting.

Continue to remove weeds from lawns and paving’s.

Dead, diseased and damaged wood from deciduous trees and shrubs can be removed.

Herbs & Vegetables to plant and sow in September

Feed and fertilize

For the vegetable gardener  early start in September means a longer growing season and then of course more veggies to eat!

  • Sow vegetables like:
    • leeks, lettuces, marrows, melons,onions, 
    • parsley, parsnips, peppers,potatoes
    • pumpkins, radishes, runner beans, spinach, 
    • swiss chard, squash, tomatoes, turnips, 
    • asparagus, beetroot, cabbages, carrots, 
    • cucumbers, dwarf beans and brinjals
Fertilize fruit trees, like:

Ensure roses are well mulched.

Spray apples and pears against codling moth; 

Start spraying peaches and nectarines every 10 days against fruit fly. 

Start thinning out peaches, plums, nectarines and apricots. 

Fertilize Summer-flowering bulbs and keep them moist.

Bulbs to plant and sow in September

Start planting summer-flowering bulbs:

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