What to plant in October

What to plant in October You’ve worked through your gardening to-do list, and planted your Viola (if you’re a Reward’s Club member). But there’s still something missing. We have several plants that work really well with Viola. Skimmia (our plant of the month) compliments lots of bedding plants, including violas. You can also try mixing violas with smaller grasses, mini…

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Your Gardening To-Do List for October

There’s lots to be getting on with in your garden this month, particularly if you want to enjoy a good display of colour come springtime. THINGS TO DO IN OCTOBER October is the best month for planting spring flowering bulbs (of which we have a fab selection btw!) Lift and store your dahlias, gladioli and summer flowering bulbs so they…

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October’s Plant of the Month

We love seeing Skimmia in an autumn garden These invaluable evergreen shrubs bring a beautiful display to your garden throughout each season. Through the winter their glossy evergreen leaves provide a lovely backdrop to their long-lasting winter berries. And when spring is in the air once more, your Skimmia plant will bloom with white or pale yellow flowers.