Top tips when plant­ing for au­tumn colour

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1 Visit gar­dens that are open in Oc­to­ber to see what com­bi­na­tions and plants you are miss­ing out on.

2 This is the per­fect time to plant trees and shrubs, so it’s not too late to add some au­tumn fo­liage now.

3 Team flow­er­ing peren­ni­als with grasses such as mis­cant­hus. This com­bi­na­tion adds tex­ture and move­ment to a bor­der.

4 Don’t be afraid of mix­ing oranges, pinks, reds and yel­lows at this time of year.

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