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  1. Children and the Winter Veggie Garden

    Autumn can often be quite temperate - perfect for getting out in the garden. Often children want to help, but parents don't always know what interesting crops will flourish over winter now that tomatoes, corn and melons are finished. If your...

  2. Cloches and Cold Frames

    For growing through the winter How to Use Cold Frames Select a cold frame design. The structure of cold frames can vary in the same way as greenhouse designs; some have filled in sides, some are glazed from top to bottom. The same guidelines...

  3. Deciduous Trees for Winter Planting

    With autumn's vibrant hues still in mind, winter is planting time for deciduous trees. Apart from the temporary nuisance factor that the autumn leaf drop can be (just think of all the good that composted leaf litter will do for your...

  4. Winter Bloomers

    Weather-wise, there's no doubt it is winter. But take a stroll in some gardens, you could be forgiven for thinking it was spring. In a garden that's planted with winter colour in mind, these cold wet months are far from dull. If your winter outlook...

  5. Winter Rose Care

    Planting Time The winter planting season's stock of the latest and greatest rose varieties arrives in garden centres in early June. Loads more are available via mail order and the internet. If you buy bare root roses, carefully remove...