Cutback herbs such as Thyme, Oregano and Sage. Cut out the dead wood and remove flowers heads. Harvest Summer herbs that will not overwinter. Dry and then freeze leaves or use them to make herb oils and vinegar.
Start to plant trees, shrubs and roses to get them well established while the soil is still warm and moisture levels are increasing. Don’t forget to water them well after planting and (if the weather is dry) continue to do so occasionally.
Trees start to prepare for Winter producing less chlorophyll as the days shorten so watch the change of season with the treescape gradually changing from green to the rich Autumn reds, yellows and orange.