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How to look after your garden during Autumn?

How to look after your garden during Autumn, autumn garden clearance, garden maintenance

How to look after your garden during Autumn?

Even though late autumn is the season of saying goodbye to vivid garden blooms, there are still a few things to look forward to. Fall brings us the best foliage colors, and your outdoor space can look more than amazing with just some basic care and autumn garden maintenance! 

Keep on reading to learn more about how to look after your garden in the beautiful fall season.

The Fall season and how it affects the garden

Have you ever wondered what happens to your garden during the fall? Some of the plants are not making chlorophyll anymore. Instead, they break it into smaller molecules. That’s why leaves turn yellow or red because other pigments have the chance to show their beautiful colors.

Even though most of the plants are not growing as much as we want during autumn, there are plants that actually thrive during this season. The air is not too hot, and they still get water and light. So if planted at the right time, they will have time to establish stable root systems and make your autumn garden as lively as your summery one.

How to take care of the Fall garden 

Most people believe that during fall, there is no need for extensive gardening. However, this is not true! Fall is your time for tidying your outdoor space and preparing it for the next year. Furthermore, if you want your garden to be ready for the spring, you should do proper autumn garden maintenance.

Do a major cleaning before winter

First and most important – you should do a major cleaning before winter. Remove everything that is not supposed to be present in your garden. Sweep up or collect deceased plants, branches, stones, random garbage, and plant debris lying around your yard.

You might also have to clean the pathways, and jet wash the outdoor furniture and other hard surfaces! This will make sure that your garden space will stay free of pests and fungal infections. 

Plant evergreens

If you want your garden to look green and beautiful during the whole year – you can plant evergreens. They will give color to your outdoor space not only during autumn but throughout all seasons, including winter. However, keep in mind that those greens also require proper care and maintenance.

Remove autumn leafs

To keep your autumn garden squeaky clean, you should remove all the leaves from your lawn, walkable surfaces, and garden beds. You can add the foliage to a compost pile or make leaf mold. It will not only add organic and structure to your soil, but it is also the best way to repurpose the fallen leaves in your garden.

Trim the lawn

One last trimming of the lawn before winter and snow are here? What a good idea! It is an essential part of autumn garden maintenance, so make sure you are not forgetting about it. Also, try to do the mowing sometime before the first frost. After you are finished – clear your trimming equipment and put it in a safe, warm place. 

Soil improvement

You can improve your soil during fall by adding some raw organic matter, compost, or nutrients. This will ensure that the soil will be good for next year, and you will have the chance to build a beautiful garden in spring! 

A list of some useful professional gardening services 

Of course, you can always take advantage of professional gardening services to make sure your Autumn garden looks perfect and is ready for the upcoming cold and snowy season in West London. Here is a list of landscaping and maintenance services that may be useful for you:

  • Lawn care and mowing
  • Weeding and pruning
  • Hedge trimming
  • Planting
  • Jet washing
  • Garden clearance
  • Turfing 
  • Artificial grass
  • Raised beds
  • Fencing

Why choose us?

No matter what type of assistance you need in your garden, our Professional Gardening Services UK team is always ready to step up and take on the tasks for you. By entrusting our skilled professionals in West London with your autumn garden maintenance, we will save you lots of time and effort. And ensure the job gets done right, on time, and with the proper equipment. 

Are you ready to prepare your garden for the Autumn season? Get a quote for our gardening services in West London now.

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