Your garden in October: Sean Murray's tips for North East gardeners
Plants that produce berries now and remain well into the winter provide a colourful and interesting finale to the year, they also provide a valuable source of food for hungry garden birds throughout the winter.
As Halloween approaches I can remember as a child mixing up all manner of berries such as Elder, Hawthorn and Rowan into a slurry-like concoction thinking at the time it might have magical powers.
I’d used it to paint images on large, flat stones trying to recreate those prehistoric cave paintings of Bison found in Northern Spain some 15000BC. Mine, however, only lasted until the... read more
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