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Grow your own jobs for September
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Even if the weather is still sunny and warm, the nights are colder now and there's dew on the ground in the mornings. Autumn is here and it's time to take stock of the year and tidy up. There's also plenty of veg to harvest and store.
What to do in September
- Pick tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers
- Keep harvesting
- Dig up maincrop potatoes
- Dry onions, garlic and shallots for storage
- Sow winter salad
- Plant spring greens
- Stake Brussels sprouts
- Keep adding to the compost heap
- Net winter brassicas
The rest of the garden
Read our guide to gardening jobs for September.