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October

Monthly Gardening Checklist - October

Plant now Checklist

 

plant now

 

Conditions are now perfect to plant all your summer veggies, not to mention a plethora of stunning annual and perennial flowers. Get them in quick and stay on top of the weeds to ensure you get to enjoy them to the fullest. 

 

VEGETABLES & FRUIT

Prepare new beds by forking the soil and adding Compost, Sheep Pellets and NATURES ORGANIC FERTILISER.

 

Seedlings 

Full range now available, including tomatoes, basil, beans, eggplants and peppers. Plant herbs like coriander and parley in part shade to protect them from the afternoon sun.


Seed Sowing 

There’s still plenty of time to sow your summer veggie seeds. Click here to learn more

 

FRUIT

 

Passionfruit

Plant in a warm sunny spot with a structure behind of them. Mix in compost and sheep pellets before planting.


Citrus

Plant in free draining soil and mix in compost and KINGS SLOW RELEASE CITRUS FERTILISER. Dwarf varieties are available, and are the best for container growing.


Other

Heaps of other fruit instore and ready for planting, including strawberries, rhubarb, raspberries and blueberries. Click here to see some of our range

 

TREES & SHRUBS

 

Roses

There’s a great selection still instore. Plant now to enjoy their delightful blooms this spring and summer. Click here for some of our catalogue


Hibiscus

Add a touch of the tropics by planting some of our stunningly delightful hibiscus. Arriving this month!

 

Hydrangeas

Delightful in full sun or part shade. We’ve a great range now in!


HEDGES AND SCREENING


Getting hedges and large screening trees in now gives them time to get settled in before summer. Keep newly planted trees and shrubs well watered and feed with KINGS 24+.

 

FLOWERS & PERENNIALS

 

Instant Colour

Add a delightful dash of colour instantly. Choose from petunias, lobelias, alyssum, gazania, marigolds, snapdragons and heaps more.


Perennials

There are loads of  gorgeous long flowering perennials now in, including some petunias, calibrachoa, lavender, nemesia, geraniums, and heaps more. Plant in soil mixed with compost and sheep pellets. Click here to see some of our range


New Varieties

We’ve some stunning varieties that have just come in, including Calibrachoa Holy Moly, Petunia Black Cherry and Pelargonium Bermuda.

 

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VEGGIE GARDEN

Protect newly planted seedlings from slugs and snails with QUASH.  Keep on top of any weeds emerging in newly planted  beds. Regularly remove laterals from your tomato plants and feed them.

 

FEEDING

Keep plants happy and healthy by feeding your plants regularly. Feed with our KINGS SLOW RELEASE range or check out our great selection of Organic & Natural Fertilisers instore.

 

MULCH

Apply mulch around your garden to help suppress weeds and reduce your watering needs as it starts to get hotter.

 

LAWNS

Get your lawns sorted now to get it looking nice for summer. Use weed n feed to feed your lawn and kill off broadleaf weeds (remember to be careful around the edges and not spray your flowers, shrubs or veggies). Repare bare patches by sowing the area with lawn seed.

Click here to see our range of lawn care products

 

essentials

Kings Tomato Food Clear Cut

Tomato Food

Feed your tomatoes regularly to help ensure you enjoy a delicious crop this year.

Quash Slug and Snail Pellets

Quash Slug & Snail Pellets

Don’t plant your seedlings in vane. Make sure you protect them from slugs and snails with Quash!

Weed and Feed

Weed N Feed

The easy way to feed your lawn while killing of any broadleaf weeds in your lawn.