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Monday, November 11, 2019

Colourful plants that thrive in cold weather

If your garden has been looking a little sad, plan now for a more verdant winter next year

Gardening tips: Camelia ‘Yuletide’ will spice up winter gardens

Plus, visit The Enchanted Garden at the William Morris Gallery and keep pelargoniums going through the cold

How to buy and set up a tall cold frame

It’s a big investment, but you’ll reap the rewards if you sow and grow under glass, says our gardening expert

Gardening tips: plant elephant’s ears

Then sow poached egg plants and join a plant society to meet likeminded gardenersPlant this Bergenias, or elephant’s ears,...

A beautiful hanging basket – and six other signs you’ve mastered adulthood

Millennials like me are being credited with soaring sales of the pendulous blooms. It’s one of the ways we can convince ourselves...

Plant hardy orchids for dazzling summer blooms

The right orchids work as well in temperate British gardens as in subtropical forests, so plant bulbs now and enjoy flowers for...

All eyes to the skies – and the weeds

March can seem like a false start, but you can crack on indoors, and watch the weather for signs to sow outside...

How to get the best harvest from seed potatoes

Our gardening expert on the case for chitting spuds before planting themIt is most likely too late...

Gardening tips: plant violets

Then cut back winter jasmine and visit Lanhydrock in Cornwall to see the magnoliasPlant this I would gladly...

Watching and waiting for the spring flowering

As the soil warms and the first bulb shoots break through, all signs point to spring on Plot 29

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