Gardening Tips

Early autumn garden tips….how to plant a plant

Autumn – or fall – is the best time to plant trees, shrubs and perennials. So here are two ways to plant a plant. Plus ‘should you dig up your dahlias for winter?’ and I’m taking a risk with my lavender.
00:00 Welcome
00:23 Dahlia ‘Babylon Bronze’
00:49 Autumn or fall is often the best time to plant trees, shrubs and perennials
01:26 Gardeners Learn By Trowel and Error mug available from
01:36 How to plant a plant the traditional way
02:08 How to plant a plant the no-dig/no-till way
02:18 No Dig For Flower Borders video with Charles Dowding:
02:44 Keep your soil in good condition the no dig/no till way
03:27 Planting the dry shade area – video on how to choose plants for dry shade:
04:38 When you buy plants, check their care and planting position online after buying
04:50 Oakleaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia) ‘Munchkin’
05:08 Heuchera ‘Southern Comfort’
05:29 Fuschia ‘Riccartoni’
06:10 Unknown fuschia doing much better now it has a little more light – probably Delta’s Sara (Deltas Sarah).
06:35 Experiment – if a plant is looking scrappy in shade, see if you can give it just a little more light
06:43 Should you dig up your dahlias for winter?
07:43 Dont Dig up Your Dahlias video:
08:10 How to protect your dahlias in winter when you DON’T dig them up
09:22 Two jobs I should have done earlier!
09:45 The pros of cutting lavender back hard.

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