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Is it too late to plant up a new bed?

(8 Posts)
wocka Wed 18-Sep-13 13:32:28

I have cleared a bed approximately 6m x 3m. Is now a suitable time to plant shrubs, climbers & perennials or should I wait until the spring?

yegodsandlittlefishes Wed 18-Sep-13 13:35:15

I'd like to know too. Probably depends how far north you are.

wocka Wed 18-Sep-13 14:03:24

I'm in East Anglia, so fairly mild at the moment and not too wet.

Talkinpeace Wed 18-Sep-13 16:01:24

PERFECT time to plant hardwood stuff .....

Talkinpeace Wed 18-Sep-13 16:05:27

perfect timing - the soil is still warm but there is water ...

Talkinpeace Wed 18-Sep-13 16:05:51

whoops - double post cos interweb glitched

Rhubarbgarden Wed 18-Sep-13 17:47:31

Autumn is a much better time to plant than spring. They have months to establish themselves and develop their root systems before the weather gets hot and dry again.

funnyperson Wed 18-Sep-13 20:53:36

A vv good time to plant I think.

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