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Here comes winter, and while the days are darker and colder, our gardens can still offer a multitude of pleasures. This month we delve into the season with some wonderful winter gardens.
Created over many years by its dedicated owners, Hunworth Hall in Norfolk is proof of how valuable a strong structure can be in the colder months. While The Winter Garden at Wakehurst, West Sussex provides bright, welcome colour from flaming stems and winter-flowering shrubs.
Discover the delicate decorations crafted by artist Olga Prinku, made from dried flowers and foraged finds.
In our Plantsman’s Favourite’s feature, Hunting Brook’s Jimi Blake chooses his ten favourite plants for December and where to find them.
This month’s plant profile recommends the best trees that will five pollinating insects a helping hand.
And – of course – we can’t complete a December issue without a fabulous round-up of great Christmas gifts for gardeners.
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Daniel Griffiths is a veteran journalist who has worked on some of the biggest home and entertainment brands in the world. He is a serial house-renovator and home improvement expert, taking on everything from interior design and DIY to landscape gardening and garden design.
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