Gardens can stay vibrant and full of life even when winter is coming. But the temperature drop does not limit the variety of plants available.
Winter sun can give life to fragrant honeysuckle and winter jasmine, to name a few. Instead of being a bleak wasteland, gardens can be an oasis of yellows, oranges and darker hues - such as purple and blue. It's also an environment where you can help wildlife thrive.
Don't give up on your vegetable patch either, as there are plenty of vegetables to grow in winter. It may be best to grow these in the greenhouse, though - especially peas and broad beans. To give your garden a helping hand, Val Bourne has come up with a shortlist of the 25 best plants to...
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