It might surprise you, but the gentle season of Autumn is the best time to plant. Warm soils and cool air are perfect conditions for plant growth. Plants also have nine months in which to establish before the onslaught of the dreaded Summer heat wave. So, make holes while the sun shines and your garden will thrive for ever more.

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