Things to make and grow in October
Despite the weather getting cooler, we still have some sunny days to use for fun activities in the garden this month before the clocks go back.
It will soon be Halloween so, as well as making an outfit for dressing up, it is time to get your pumpkin ready for the big night.
Everyone likes a competition and playing conkers require: good hand to eye co-ordination, choosing a good conker and making it ready for battle.
Fallen leaves are wonderful to run through, but they can also help improve the soil in your garden. Try making your own special compost out of leaves.
Plants to grow in autumn
The whole family can help with this task, then every year you see your daffodils in flower it will remind you of the fun you had planting them.
With so many acorns ripening and falling off the trees this is a perfect time to think big for the future and grow a mighty oak tree.