Winter Gardens

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Manor House in Winter

Even in February, this modern country garden is filled with scent, colour and interest

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Wilkins Pleck in February

A stunning country garden with a strong framework of hedges and topiary that is brought alive by winter’s frost

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Topiary For All Seasons

Amidst an unpredictable climate and fleeting flowers, topiary is a constant presence in the garden

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Moleshill in February

This walled garden is magical in snow, its structure highlighted as individual plants cast their spell

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Winter Structure

By new year, gardens are mostly stripped of flowers, relying on permanent features and evergreens for interest

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Down House in February

Come midwinter, and carpets of winter bulbs add drama beside newer contemporary areas

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The Winter Blues

During January, February and March, celebrate nature’s blues with baby bulbs, plucky perennials and showy shrubs

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Midwinter Colour and Fragrance

Pared down, a winter garden’s interest lies in texture, shape, perfume, structure and flowers of a rare delicacy

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Going for Winter Gold

Even the darkest winter day cannot fail to be lightened by the sight of golden flowers on trees or fences, in pots and beds

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Winter Pots

Bringing welcome colour from winter into early spring, many flowering plants are easy and rewarding to grow in pots

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Dial Park in Winter

In a country garden, winter brings hellebores, crocus and snowdrops in light woodland filled with February flowers

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Bulbs for every month of the year

There are different bulbs to flower in winter, spring, summer and autumn, naturalised or in borders, beds or pots

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John’s Garden

Winter in John Massey’s canal side garden sees vibrant flowers such as hellebores, witch hazels and snowdrops

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Nicola’s Garden

Contemporary garden in winter snow, designed by Andy Sturgeon with a framework of oak cubes leading through borders to a riverside deck