The maintenance of its garden in November (just before winter)

There is no shortage of work in autumn: the garden must be cleaned before winter.

Here is your "gardening in November'' To-Do list.

 

- Pick up dead leaves and use them to

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* the compost.
In colder periods, remember to cover the compost pile with a thick layer of dead leaves. When spring returns, the compost will have to be discovered.
* For making protection for fragile plants against cold.


-  Protect fragile plants and trees from frost

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* As previously mentioned, use autumn leaves to protect fragile plants.

* Also use a transparent plastic tarp, which is stretched by stakes at the four corners or supported in the centre to ensure aeration.

* Surround shrubs with jute or geotextile cloth. Avoid plastics that prevent air from circulating properly.