- Category: Tips for Garden Design
- Published on Thursday, 01 January 2009 17:22
- Written by Graham
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In a previous article called " The winter garden", I shared how a visit to a British National Trust garden one frosty morning in December had convinced me to delay cutting back the spent foliage of summer. That decision proved to be a good one.A couple of days after Christmas, a heavy frost transformed our own garden into a magical sight. Even if we only get a couple of mornings like that one, the experience is most worthwhile. In addition to providing a winter show, the spent foliage is also providing some small measure of protection to the plants against the cold. Here are a few photographs of our own "winter wonderland".