Sometimes you have to be cruel to be kind. And with overgrown perennials, now is the time to wield the knife

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The spell of winter is nearly broken. Now that the worst of the weather is over, there is much to do...

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Even in the cold weather, the march towards spring continues – and it's time to welcome back some much-loved old friends

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A warm spot by a wall can produce early flowers while the rest of the garden has yet to wake from winter

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Flowering in winter, the Lenten rose, also known as a hellebore, soldiers on through the cold while others slumber – and it has an army of fans

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The snowdrops are up and the hazel is showing signs of life. Winter is shortening – time to get ready for spring

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As evergreens go, holly is one of the best. Tolerant of winter's deepest shade, it comes in countless variations

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A small outdoor space, or a forgotten corner of the garden, is just the place to create a world of beauty and light

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