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Winter fir

Top gardening Tips for November

  1. Rake up and collect fallen leaves off lawns.
    2.Make a simple bin for the leaves to rot down and use as a mulch. 
  2. Plant berry bearing shrubs to benefit from autumn rains and to provide winter food for the birds. 
    3.Tulip planting time. 

Best garden tips for november 


The Sunday Gardener YouTube Channel

There are over 78 short videos on The Sunday Gardener's YouTube channel full of gardening tips and ideas.

Everything you need to know in easy to follow videos.  


Best shrubs and plants for November

Pyracantha Berries

Pyrcantha berries in Autumn

Autumn is all about russet colours and berries. Pyracantha berries are really bright and very attractive to our garden birds, including Blackbirds who will eventually pick it clean.

Pyracantha is a tough shrub which will grow in partial shade but produces the most flowers and berries in a sunny spot. There are many other garden shrubs which are attractive to birds if you are creating a wildlife garden.

Winter flowering

Winter flowering honeysuckle

This shrub may look insignificant, but it smells devine. Winter flowering honeysuckle just the thing to lift you  up in the gloomy autumn and winter days. 

Shrubs with autumn and winter colour has ideas to light up the gloom.

Thinking about planting a live Christmas tree in a container this year? Check out this short blog article with advice what varieties are suitable and what sort of container to use. 

Success with Tomatoes A book by the Sunday Gardener special offer sale price

Written in plain english with no jargon, this step by step guide covers everything you need to know  from choosing the best varieties of tomatoes to grow, planting, caring and harvesting your crop.

It also includes important advice on soil preparation, watering, fertilizing, pruning, and dealing with pests and diseases.


Succes with tomatoes a book by the sunday gardener

Special offer - price reduced, was £6.20, now £4.20 plus PP.

A handy book to have around.

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Gardening ideas and inspiration

Allium with butterfly

Easy to grow Spring and Summer flowering plants, advice as to the best climbing and scented plants to suit your garden.

Ceanothus in bloom lovely soft blue flowers

Ideas for best Evergreen shrubs, Spring and Summer Flowering shrubs and fast-growing shrubs.

bee on sedum

Advice on plants to attract bees and butterflies into your garden. Check out the 10 Best wildlife friendly plants and shrubs.

tomatoes on the vine ripening

How to grow your own veg, including growing from seed and the best veg for growing in containers.

toms in hanging basket

A month by month guide with  top tips what to do in the garden each month. Seasonal monthly advice in the Sunday Gardener's Newsletter.

ducks on garden pond

An easy step-by-step guide with illustrations on how to build a pond, installing pond liner, and attracting wildlife to your pond.

gardening tips

Pages of gardening tips including how to get rid of slugs and snails, what frost hardy means, when to use the Chelsea Chop and much more.

gardening calender  month by month what to do in the garden

Regular posts with gardening chat on the Sunday Gardener's award-winning blog, including visitors' questions.