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Get Ahead by Planting this Autumn

It is a curious thing but 'Planting in the Autumn' seems to have fallen out of fashion. 

Many of us grew up with our parents and grandparents extolling the virtues of this gentle, misty season in terms of growing potential in the garden, but more recently the trend has moved firmly towards planting in the spring.  Perhaps driven by a series of harsh, cold winters or the desire for 'instant gardens' once spring arrives luring us out of the house, there is a danger that the advantages of 'good gardening practice' are overlooked. Read more