Autumn

Lovely things to do in Autumn, gardens to visit, plants to grow, gardening advice for Autumn - autumn gardening jobs.
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Leaving a log pile in a quiet area of your garden, will create a habitat for many invertebrates, insects, frogs, toads, hedgehogs and other creatures. Many of us have small areas to garden in, but it's easy to create a woodpile in a quiet corner and leave a pile of autumn leaves for hedgehogs to safely nest in.

Leaving a log pile in a quiet area of your garden, will create a habitat for many invertebrates, insects, frogs, toads, hedgehogs and other creatures. Many of us have small areas to garden in, but it's easy to create a woodpile in a quiet corner and leave a pile of autumn leaves for hedgehogs to safely nest in.

A close up of the underside of one of my home-grown pink mushrooms, grown using the Espresso Mushroom Company’s Hot Pinks Kitchen Garden Kit.

A close up of the underside of one of my home-grown pink mushrooms, grown using the Espresso Mushroom Company’s Hot Pinks Kitchen Garden Kit.

The Espresso Mushroom Company's Kitchen Garden Hot Pink mushroom kit complete with mushrooms in a warm pink!

The Espresso Mushroom Company's Kitchen Garden Hot Pink mushroom kit complete with mushrooms in a warm pink!

Ornithophora radicans in flower in my BiOrbAiR terrarium on 30th September 2015.  Pictured with a British five pence piece to show the size of the flower.

Ornithophora radicans in flower in my BiOrbAiR terrarium on 30th September 2015. Pictured with a British five pence piece to show the size of the flower.

There are many local plant sales, fetes and opportunities to buy wonderful, locally grown plants at fantastic prices, or even to swap for free!  Rare, hard to find and unusual plants can be found at the specialist plant fairs listed below.  In this list I have included large plant sales, such as the plant sale …

There are many local plant sales, fetes and opportunities to buy wonderful, locally grown plants at fantastic prices, or even to swap for free! Rare, hard to find and unusual plants can be found at the specialist plant fairs listed below. In this list I have included large plant sales, such as the plant sale …

Leaving an area of fallen autumn leaves in a quiet, undisturbed area of the garden for hedgehogs will provide a perfect place for hedgehogs to nest, hibernate and sleep safely. Hedgehogs are able to use their spines to collect leaves as they can roll over and cover themselves in leaves.

Leaving an area of fallen autumn leaves in a quiet, undisturbed area of the garden for hedgehogs will provide a perfect place for hedgehogs to nest, hibernate and sleep safely. Hedgehogs are able to use their spines to collect leaves as they can roll over and cover themselves in leaves.

The RHS Wisley Flower Show opens on Tuesday 6th September 2016 and runs until…

The RHS Wisley Flower Show opens on Tuesday 6th September 2016 and runs until…

Winkworth Arboretum, in Godalming is a beautiful place to visit in autumn.

Winkworth Arboretum, in Godalming is a beautiful place to visit in autumn.

Here's a small vase I made from a small pumpkin, this activity, using Dahlias, instead of Honeysuckle, and different squashes, features in 'The Crafted Garden' book by Louise Curley.

Here's a small vase I made from a small pumpkin, this activity, using Dahlias, instead of Honeysuckle, and different squashes, features in 'The Crafted Garden' book by Louise Curley.

A close up of the pearl oyster mushrooms, grown with The Espresso Mushroom Company's Kitchen Garden, pearl oyster mushroom kit.

A close up of the pearl oyster mushrooms, grown with The Espresso Mushroom Company's Kitchen Garden, pearl oyster mushroom kit.

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