a) Mulching Before the first serious frosts do not forget to place a thick layer of leaves or compost over your more tender tuberous and bulbous plants. These include Agapanthus, Amaryllis, Cannas, Crinums and Dahlias.
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Ring up or register online and order your free Burncoose Nurseries mail order catalogue which will be available between Christmas and the New Year. This will be posted to you just after Christmas with plenty of new herbaceous plants to tempt you.
Checkout our offers this month, or ideas for xmas.
Erica carnea - No amount of frost or snow will delay or impair the flowering of winter heathers. At times of snow brush off the plants so you can still admire the flowers.
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MAHONIA x media 'Winter Sun'
Viburnum x bodnantense 'Dawn'
Although there are few shrubs suitable as a backdrop for your herbaceous border that flower in December there are a few to cheer you up!
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