Jobs to do in the garden in September
Pick green tomatoes & ripen on window sills
Prepare soil for planting fruit trees, fruit bushes, & strawberry plants
Now is a perfect month for planting bulbs, winter flowering pansies, viola & wallflowers
Plant purple sprouting, leeks, kale, & cabbage
September is an excellent month to start improving your soil, dig in farm yard manure and bark to improve soil structure
Now is a perfect time to prepare new borders for planting shrub & herbaceous plants.
On heavy clay soils apply garden lime, this increases the bacterial rate, breaking down the clay quickly, allowing it to breathe & drain more freely