Real World Gardener Getting Your Garden Ready For Autumn part 4 in Design Elements

April 14th, 2017


Garden Jobs in Autumn-Don't Forget The Lawn.

This is the final in the final of the 4 part series on what jobs you should be doing in y

our garden during Autumn.

So don’t procrastinate, spend a bit of time each day to get through what seems to be rather a big workload that seems to be the gardener’s lot during this pleasant gardening season.

Let’s find out what preparation you need to do for your lawn .


Lawns need maintenance in Autumn photo M Cannon

I'm talking with Glenice Buck consulting arborist and landscape designer from

The big tip from Glenice was don’t cut your lawn back too hard so that it can replenish itself, because as the weather cools, growth on most plants has slowed down.

While you're at it, yo might as well do the lawn edges.

Then the next thing is to aerate the lawn with a garden fork or those weirdo sandaly things you can strap to your shoes that have spikes. A bit like golf shoes?

Finally, give the lawn some fertiliser, whatever you like really.



Lawns in W.A. photo M Cannon

There's even lawn fertiliser that claim don't need to be watered in.

If you have any questions about where to get Autumn gardening, drop us a line to or write in to 2RRR P.O. Box 644 Gladesville NSW 1675.

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