First Frost & clearing back Herbaceous perennials.

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 A frosted Walled garden.
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Crystallized Verbena bonariensis
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Frosty Penstemon ‘Burgundy’
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Flower head structure of  Agapanthus inapertus subsp. pendulus‘Graskop’ accentuated by frost.
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Herbaceous border with Crocosmia × crocosmiiflora ‘Carmin Brillant’ in the foreground.
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Gorgeous frosted foliage of Euryops pectinatus.
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Frosted flower heads of Fuchsia ‘Lady Boothby’

Herbaceous Perennials are not demanding plants, but trimming them after flowering finishes in late autumn/early winter helps improve their appearance and flowering. However, some stems can be left over winter to provide homes & food for wildlife, & then trimmed back in spring.

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Protecting Tender plants over winter.

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Echeveria peacockii is a non-hardy succulent so is brought in under glass for the winter to protect it from potential frost but mostly from heavy rain in Scotland to stop the plant rotting.
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Lifted from display beds & packed in closely into fishing containers to be stored in the glasshouse.
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Ensete ventricosum‘Maurelii’ dug up from display bed.
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Tucked in for winter in its own raised bed placed in a poly tunnel.

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Gorgeous lush green & red hued foliage.

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Aeonium arboreum ‘Atropurpureum’ & other Aeoniums dug up & brought into the glasshouses for protection over winter.

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Aeonium arborium.

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Aeonium sunburst.
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Preparing Butia capitata for encasing.
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Butia capitata encased protected for winter against rain & frost.