Mulch your leaves
Instead of raking your leaves into bags this autumn, mow them with a mulching mower (a mower with a specially designed high deck). This chops the leaves into confetti, which acts as a natural fertiliser and weed control agent when left to decompose. Mulch can also help your garden in a variety of ways.
It may seem like an odd time to start thinking about next year’s flowers in the autumn, but most garden bulbs that bloom in the spring should be planted now.
If you’re new to gardening, here’s what you should know before starting a garden.
Clean the gutters
Don’t forget to check the gutters. During a downpour, a clogged roof gutter can send water down the side of your house and can not only wash out your landscaping, but saturate your home’s foundation.
Are your gutters a mess? Here’s how to clean them easily.