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• For an his­toric feel select tra­di­tional glasshouses to grow ten­der her­itage crops and old­fash­ioned plants

• Plant for a long sea­son of in­ter­est and pro­duc­tion, in­clud­ing late flow­ers from dahlias and chrysan­the­mums, and crops such as cu­cur­bits and chard

• Al­low plants to in­ter­min­gle and bil­low in abun­dance

• Leave some seed­heads for in­ter­est, struc­ture and wildlife

• Plant up strik­ing sea­sonal con­tain­ers, such as can­nas, agaves and scented pelargo­ni­ums

• Value the beauty of de­cid­u­ous trees in the gar­den, tak­ing care that the ma­ture size is ap­pro­pri­ate to your space

• Select trees and shrubs for ber­ries as well as flow­ers

• Layer trees and shrubs in the border

• Plan the place­ment of fo­liage colour to cre­ate vi­gnettes

Plant of the month Kiwi fruit•de­cid­u­ous climber•de­li­cious fruit rich in vi­ta­min C

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