Your autumn gardening strategy – The Middle-Sized Garden


October 11th, 2020 Posted In: Gardening know how, Town gardens

Autumn gardening, these days, starts with planting next summer’s perennials, trees and shrubs.

I’ve interviewed some wonderful head gardeners this year, such as Asa Gregors-Warg at the Beth Chatto Gardens, Stephen Herrington from Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens and Neil Miller of Hever Castle & Gardens.

They have all said that although both spring and autumn were once considered equally good times for planting perennials, shrubs and trees, we have recently had very dry spring weather. This means that autumn, which has more rainfall, is a

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