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Most wildlife needs all the help it can get. I'm happy to share my garden with it.

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I am also in south woodford london and have noticed in the last week that my beautiful topiary bushes are all ...

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Clean out cold frames and greenhouses ready for autumn use. You could also:

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    Collect and sow seed from perennials and hardy annuals

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    Plant spring-flowering bulbs

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    Harvest all potatoes before slug damage spoils them

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