For vibrant autumn colours, go native with hawthorn and witch hazel – or branch out with an exotic katsura

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Late blooms

19.10.14

Just when it seems like the best of the season is over, clumps of lovely schizostylis are bursting into life

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Lofty ambitions

12.10.14

At this time of year some of the best blooms are above your head. Dan makes space for the tall perennials

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Spectacular rainstorms and chill winds signalled the start of autumn. Here’s what to do this month

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In the gardens of Great Dixter, some of Europe’s best nurseries are gathering for a plant fair with a difference

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Collecting seeds

21.09.14

Letting plants go to seed is not a sign of lazy gardening. It’s one way of laying the foundations for the next season

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Autumn is coming so it’s time to deadhead flowers, harvest fruit, watch over your seeds and get planting

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Perhaps surprisingly for so gifted a gardener, Dan Pearson is colour blind, but finds fine tuning the shades only ‘hones his art’

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