Gardening: What to do this week.Byline: By Hannah Stephenson
Lift gladioli by cutting off the stem just above the corm, digging out and ensuring they are dry before placing in store.
As outdoor chrysanthemums finish flowering cut them back and lift the stools, storing them in shallow boxes of compost
Protect alpine plants with hairy or downy foliage by covering them with a sheet of glass or plastic supported on wire legs
Remove yellowing leaves from Brussels sprouts. If you have space, make an early sowing of peas for an early crop next year
Dig up chicory chicory (chĭk`ərē) or succory (sŭk`ərē), Mediterannean herb (Cichorium intybus roots and repot Verb 1. repot - put in a new, usually larger, pot; "The plant had grown and had to be repotted"
pot - plant in a pot; "He potted the palm" after cutting off their tops. Spread netting over ponds to prevent leaves falling in