COLUMN: Enjoy a very berry garden this winter
1 Have your say October is one of the most colourful times of the year – flowers are still blooming and trees are turning fiery red, yellow and orange.
It is a good time to plant trees, shrubs and perennials as the soil still has some warmth and will help to get them established.
Try and get evergreens planted by the end of the month.
Evergreen shrubs provide structure and form to the garden throughout the year, but many produce early displays of flowers followed by autumn berries.
Berry-bearing trees and shrubs come into their own this month, creating colourful displays that can last well... read more