Tag: autumn

THE AUTUMN GARDEN – season of mists and leaves everywhere

Colour in the garden in the ending year Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, eh, in the autumn garden? Well, either you like autumn or you don’t. What does it mean to the gardener anyway? An excuse to go wild in the daffodil bulb department, maybe. It’s still not too late to plant some in …

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BERRIES FOR THE GARDEN – glorious autumn colour and bird high-energy snack

Browsing through your local plant store, looking for some plants to produce berries for the garden, you arrive at the shrub section and many labels say ‘attractive berries’. Hah. What the label never says after that is ‘Birds will scoff ‘em’. What is pleasant to the gardener’s eye is also lunch to your nearest blackbird. …

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