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What do I do about autumn leaves?

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whatever your feelings about the autumn tidy up, there is one job that does need getting on with – clearing away all those fallen autumn leaves.

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Autumn lawn care

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Andy McIndoe offers some autumn lawn care advice, including mowing, scarifying, collecting leaves and some top tips for keeping lawns looking good.

How can I deal with drought

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The sight of plants wilting and dropping their leaves like it’s already autumn to reduce their water use can be very dispiriting – even depressing, but all is not lost