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Autumn is the best time for sowing seed, as the soil is still warm from the summer, there is less competition from weeds and there is usually plenty of rain. Find out more on how to sow a new lawn.
October is increasingly seen as a busy month in the garden. Autumn, with its often mild, moist conditions is a great time to get many gardening jobs done and these can often include seed sowing.
October is when we expect a flurry of garden activity as many birds begin to prepare for winter. Find out what birds you may be able to spot in your garden this month.