Plant expert shares what gardeners should 'avoid' doing at this time of year

Hollie advised protecting more expensive plants with fleece to ensure they don’t become damaged by frost.

She said: “If you have expensive plants, it might be worth investing in some horticultural fleece or something if you’ve got some plants that would benefit from it.”

The gardening expert also said if gardeners have plants that could be vulnerable during frost, they should “wrap them up”, look after them and even bring them inside if they’re in pots.

She added: “You can move things round to a more sheltered spot, even on a balcony – there’s often an exposed end and a more sheltered end.