November Tasks

Winter is coming!

Winter is coming to my corner of the world and if you were thinking things would get easier, you would be wrong. November is a time for some backbreaking cleaning, tidying and preparation for the coming year. Below is a list of jobs to will be trying to complete in November both at home and down the allotment.

Veg Patch


  • Place glue bands on fruit trees to prevent moths laying eggs in branches
  • Prune apple and pear trees
  • Plant current bushes
  • Plant raspberry canes
  • Tidy strawberry plants

General garden care

  • Aerate the lawn
  • Cut the lawn on at a high level
  • Clean out the greenhouse
  • Insulate the greenhouse
  • Have a bonfire to clear garden waste
  • Clean out water butts

Planning next year

  • Order fruit trees
  • Order seed potatoes