How to give borders a late-summer tidy

Tatty autumn borders? Monty Don shows you how to spruce them up in this quick Gardeners' World video clip.

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Sep, Oct

Monty Don is in his Dry Garden clearing away flopping foliage and stems, so that the many architectural seedheads can take over as the focus of attention. He shows you which plants to leave, so you can enjoy their faded beauty through autumn and winter, especially when laced with frost. These include verbascums, teasels, umbellifers such as fennel, and grasses such as Miscanthus sinensis 'Malepartus'. Watch this short video clip from Gardeners' World to find out more.  

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