The secret to dividing perennials

Autumn is the ideal time to divide perennials, find out why.

Dividing perennials

Autumn is the ideal time to divide perennials as there is still enough warmth in the ground to get the divisions going before the chill of winter, as well as giving them a head start into spring.

This can be particularly helpful in areas of Australia where spring quickly turns to summer; as plants divided in spring may not otherwise have enough time to establish before heat and drought hit.

Download our full guide on dividing perennials