Plant Narcissi, crocuses, Spanish and English irises snowdrops, muscari ,scillas and also most lilies. Sow grass seeds. Grass seed will germinate well enough at any time in September ,though , other things being suitable sooner it can be sown the better Take cuttings of evergreen shrubs. Many hardy evergreen shrubs can be propagated quite readily [...]
Meet the latest member of the Brooks Gardening team Isabella, Jolyon and Victoria's daughter. It will be a while before you find her gardening as she is not yet a year old.
While working in a local garden recently we found a Roman coin! We took it to the local museum and it is a coin of Constantius II and dates from between 337 AD and 361 AD. The coin has very little value and has been returned to the gardens owner.
Don't worry if your lawn is looking brown or even yellow, the autumn rains will soon make it green again. Don't feed your lawn with a high-nitrogen fertiliser now as this will encourage lots of lush new growth which is easily damaged by autumn weather. Lawn growth slows down in late summer so raise the [...]