Win­ning shady plants for...

Amateur Gardening - - Gardening Week -

BIRDS:

In au­tumn, feath­ered vis­i­tors will be look­ing for nuts, seeds and berries. Ber­ry­ing shrubs such as pyra­can­tha, berberis and holly (right) all do well in a shady spot, adding colour to bor­ders and help­ing wildlife.

You can also leave flow­ers to form seed­heads once they are over; this will pro­vide nu­tri­en­trich food sources for birds.

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